Selene

Female

Meaning

The goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/səˈliːniː/

Traits associated with the name Selene:

Dogs named Selene tend to be loving, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Selene?

Naming your dog Selene suggests that you have an appreciation for the beauty of the night sky and the moon. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the natural world and a deep appreciation for the beauty of the night.

Is Selene a good dog name?

Selene has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Selene isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

6,881
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
3,046
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Selene is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Selene was, in the past month, the 1031st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Selene is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Selene was viewed 59 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Selene's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Selene is most adored in New Jersey, Utah and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, North Carolina and California.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Selene.

Most popular breeds named Selene:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua

Selene is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

Selene is a Greek goddess associated with the moon, making the name mythical.

gothic dog names
gothic

Derived from Greek mythology, it's associated with darkness and the moon, common themes in gothic culture.

Dog names like Selene:

Princess
With a lot of attitude.
Queen of sheba.
Mountain
Diminutive Form Of Cecilia
Wisdom
Selene dog name meaning

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