Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1129 in 2013 and #1247 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From the Ancient Greek proper noun Σελήνη ‎(Selḗnē), from the Ancient Greek σέλας ‎(sélas, “light”).


-(Greek god) The goddess of the Moon; daughter of Hyperion and Theia, sister of Helios and Eos, mother of the Menae, (the goddesses of the lunar months within a olympiad). Her Roman counterpart is Luna.

-(poetic) the moon

-(rare) ( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In Portuguese


-(label pt Greek god) (Selene) (Greek moon goddess)

In Translingual

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-(taxon genus family Carangidae lookdowns and moonfishes)