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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Selene

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Moon
  • #3247 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
46k Selena (Spanish)
17k Selina (English)

How popular is the name "Selene" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1919550
1923550
1926660
1928550
1929770
1931660
1932660
1942660
1943660
1944770
1945990
194623230
194714140
1948550
1949990
195013130
195110100
195212120
1953880
195415150
195510100
195617170
195716160
195827270
195933330
196016160
196129290
196230300
196340400
196434340
196541410
196646460
196728280
196825250
196970700
197049490
197145450
197236360
197345450
197439390
197543430
197651510
197764640
197846460
197954540
198054540
198137370
198235350
198343430
198443430
198540400
198643430
198750500
198851510
198985850
19901661660
19911551505
19921931930
19932142140
19941861860
19951961960
19961181180
19971151150
19981321320
19991381380
20001161160
20011111110
20021311310
20031071070
20041861860
20051681680
20062642640
20072252250
20082022020
20091971970
20101791790
20111701700
20122382380
20132142140
20141931930

Want to know about the populiarty of Selene? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,906 babies born with the name Selene in the United States. That's more than enough Selenes to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Selene" was in 2006 with a total of 264 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Selene" is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 111 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Selene in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Selene" mean? The list below shows the origins of Selene as well as things modernly associated with the name Selene such as celebrities named Selene.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Selene

The name "Selene" is of Greek origin, and it means "Moon". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Selène van der Ree

Selène was born in 1984.

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Selène D'Amara Maria

Selène was born in 1984.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Eneles". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eenesl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Selene born Sep 14, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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