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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Selya

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for able, for you surely are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Selya

Bruce Selya is a Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, Senior Judgeof theUnited States Court . Bruce was born on May 27th, 1934.


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Fun Facts about the name Selya

  • When was the first name Selya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Selya is Sunday, August 18th, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Selya? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Selya. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Selya: Your name in reverse order is Ayles. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ylase. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Selya born Apr 3, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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