The name Selene is of Greek origin, and means moon.
The table below indicates the number of times the name Selene has been given to baby girls in recent years.
The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.
The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years.
Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Selene
Use of the Name Selene for Girls During the Last ...
The table below indicates the number of times the name Selene has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.
Selene first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1992, which is the first year shown on the table.
Selene last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1995, the last year shown on the table.
A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.
Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Selene
Used as a Girl Name
Used as a Boy Name
During the last 125 years, parents have used Selene as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.
Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Selene appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 3 times during the last 125 years.