• 797 Selin
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Selin

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Selin

Selin Sayek Böke is a Spokesperson of the Republican People's Party, Deputy Leader of the Republican People's Party, Member of the Grand National Assembly, Republican People's Party (Turkey), and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Selin was born on January 1st, 1972 in Ankara.


Selin Demiratar is an actress. She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Selin was born Selin Demiratar on March 20th, 1983 in Istanbul.


Selin Kuralay is an athlete for the Melbourne Victory FC (W-League), Hume City FC, Ringwood City, Box Hill United SC, Victorian Institute of Sport, Queensland Academy of Sport Football Program, Hampton Roads Piranhas, Florida State Seminoles, Savannah College of Art, Design, and Adelaide United. Selin was born on January 25th, 1985 in Melbourne, Australia.


Selin Ekiz is a famous person. Selin was born on September 27th, 1989.


Selin Sivrikaya is a soccer player for the 1207 Antalya Muratpaşa Belediye Spor, Karşıyaka BESEM Spor, Turkey women's national under-17 football team, Turkey women's national under-19 football team, and Turkey women's national under-21 football team. Selin was born on January 1st, 1997 in Akhisar, Manisa, Turkey.


Selin Songur is an athlete for the Gazikentspor.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Selin

Yevhen Selin is a soccer player for the Platanias F.C., FC Stal Alchevsk, FC Metalist Kharkiv, FC Vorskla Poltava, FC Dynamo Kyiv, Ukraine national under-21 football team, and Ukraine national football team. Yevhen was born on May 9th, 1988 in Luhansk Oblast.


Helaine Selin is a famed individual. Helaine was born in 1946.


Ivan Selin is a noteworthy somebody. Ivan was born on March 11th, 1937.


Erika Selin is a singing. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to 2009. Erika was born Erika Selin on August 6th, 1991.


Markus Selin is a noteworthy somebody. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Markus was born on March 16th, 1960 in Nummela (Vihti).


Fyodor Selin was a soccer player for the FC Dynamo Moscow, FC Serp i Molot Moscow, and Soviet Union national football team. Fyodor was born on March 7th, 1899 in Tula, Russia. He died on October 8th, 1960.


How popular is the baby name Selin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 8 8 0
1985 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 18 18 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 38 38 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 45 45 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 33 33 0
2009 30 30 0
2010 32 32 0
2011 25 25 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 33 33 0
2014 23 23 0
2015 33 33 0
2016 32 32 0

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Popularity of Selin as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Selin U.S.
  White 92.39% 64.26%
  African American 1.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Selin

People with the last name Selin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Selin

  • How Popular is the name Selin? Selin is the 11,964th most popular name of all time. As a last name Selin was the 31,453rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Selin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 797 babies born with the first name Selin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Selin to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Selin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Selin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Selin is Wednesday, January 23rd, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Selin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Selin was in 2006 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Selin Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Selin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Selin: Your name in reverse order is Niles. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Silen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Selin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 736 people with the last name Selin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Selin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Selin as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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