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Is Selina an Islamic name? What is the meaning?


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Selina is a Greek name for girls that means "moon".  It is not an Islamic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good meaning. It is pronounced [(SU)pply] + [p(L)ay + s(EE)] + [(N)ew + m(A)n] with emphasis on the second syllable. Selina can also be spelled Selene, Celina, Selena and Celena.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Sunday 3rd of January 2016 11:34:13 PM

    I’m pretty sure this name is quite commonly used by Muslims. Selena sounds Arabic.

  2. on Tuesday 6th of December 2016 12:39:28 PM

    Hi, my name is selina and I don’t understand how the word moon reflects on me? Can anyone explain?

  3. on Friday 9th of December 2016 06:51:06 PM

    Selina is persian name too. In greek its meaning is moon.

  4. on Friday 4th of August 2017 07:46:46 PM

    Selene was the Greek goddess of the moon. The name Selena is derived from the name Selene

  5. on Tuesday 2nd of January 2018 02:49:32 AM

    Kya quran me saleena bool kye hai? Kya quran me is name ki zikr kiya gaya hai.saleena name ka maana kya reply

  6. on Tuesday 2nd of January 2018 02:57:07 AM

    Kya sach me nahi hai saleena mulims log kion raktte saleena kar kye. Maiene bhi rakha hai name saleena karkye.mainne to suna tha quran me hai karkye.

  7. on Sunday 4th of February 2018 05:48:45 PM

    Selina ist Muslim name koy pershane wali baat nahi insan ko

  8. on Friday 3rd of January 2020 06:39:29 AM

    Salina naam ke mayne kya h kya ye ek Islamic naam h

  9. on Friday 12th of June 2020 02:36:05 PM

    Hi my name is selina
    it is truth that selina is moon

  10. on Monday 15th of February 2021 01:35:53 PM

    Selina/ Selena/ Celina is a moon goddess, so it is not allowed as a Muslim name.

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