Selina

Selina - A very unique female name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Selina appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1085. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Selina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Selina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Selina. The baby girl name Selina was given to 195 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1018 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,247 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Selina peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1995 on position 369.



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Selina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Selina is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #396 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,611.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Selina is where you live.


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Selina origin and meaning

Selina is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Selina, pop culture references for the name Selina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Selina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Selina, sorted by popularity.

Selena / Selma / Salma / Salina / Selene / Sloane / Salena / Suellen / Shaelyn / Sulema /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121018
20111170
20101194
20091060
2008981
2007953
2006917
2005896
2004993
2003978
2002876
2001838
2000833
1999668
1998689
1997625
1996606
1995369
1994412
1993509
1992642
1991689
1990791
1989652
1988847
1987716
1986680
1985706
1984674
1983653
1982643
1981632
1980716
1979691
1978627
1977487
1976707
1975901
1974716
1973667
1972733
1971712
1970881
1969871
1968697
1967620
1966573
1965624
1964746
1963650
1962661
1961748
1960778
1959883
19581064
19571652
19561290
19551281
19541283
19532222
19522158
19511176
19502067
19491728
19431715
19341771
19251785
19241682
19231431
19221787
19212036
19201623
19191186
19181259
1913928
19121085

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York396
Maryland687
Massachusetts767
Pennsylvania774
Tennessee803
California851
New Jersey973
Georgia1038
Washington1055
Illinois1156
Florida1193
Arizona1238
Michigan1369
Texas1461
Ohio1611

Even more about Selina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Selina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Selina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Selina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,247
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +195

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