Selena
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
seh-LEEN-ah
Meaning
Lunar, of the moon
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Selena is a latinized form of Selene. Selene originates in Greek language and means "lunar, of the moon". In Greek mythology, Selene was a lunar deity, an equivalent of the Roman Luna. She is described as a beautiful woman with black hair, riding a horse or a bull. Nowadays, it is rather rare as a feminine given name. The name Selena was popularized by the Mexican American musician, simply known as Selena.

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Selena - Mexican-American singer
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Selena Gomez - singer, actress

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