Selina Meaning and Origin
Selina is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “moon.” Selina is a feminine given name with origins in both Greek and Latin. In Greek, Selina is derived from the word “selene,” which means “moon.” In Latin, Selina is derived from the name Caelina, which means “heavenly.” The name Selina has been used since ancient times and has appeared in various forms throughout history. In Greek mythology, Selene was the goddess of the moon, while in Roman mythology, the goddess Luna was associated with the moon. The popularity of the name Selina has varied over time and across different cultures. In recent years, it has been a relatively uncommon name in the United States and other English-speaking countries, although it remains a popular name in other parts of the world.Some notable people with the name Selina include Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon (1707-1791), a prominent English religious leader and philanthropist, and Selina Scott (born 1951), a British television presenter and journalist.
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