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Selena, Selene



Origin: Greek

Meaning: a Latinized form of Greek Selene meaning "moon".

In Greek mythology, Selene was the goddess of the moon as well as being the lover of Endymion, a mortal whom she loved. Selene was also identified with another Greek goddess, Artemis.

In Greek, the correct pronunciation for Selene is se-LEE-nee, though it's often pronounced se-LEEN in English.


Variants:
  • Selina 
  • Celina
  • Celena



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