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Sela Name Popularity

How popular is the name Sela? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 3,433 5 0.0003%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 3,745 5 0.0003%
1995 3,809 5 0.0003%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 3,673 5 0.0003%
1999 0 0%
2000 2,086 30 0.002%
2001 2,281 24 0.0016%
2002 2,507 18 0.0012%
2003 2,141 30 0.002%
2004 3,100 10 0.0007%
2005 2,395 24 0.0016%
2006 2,588 20 0.0013%
2007 2,577 21 0.0013%
2008 3,230 9 0.0006%
2009 3,332 7 0.0005%
2010 3,565 5 0.0003%
2011 0 0%
2012 3,420 6 0.0004%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 2,582 13 0.0009%
2019 3,000 6 0.0004%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Sela

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What names sound like Sela?

If you like how Sela sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Sela.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cela

Blind; sixth; the moon; heavenly

Welsh

Seila

Blind

Irish

Selia

Blind; sixth; the moon

Welsh

Seula

Little she-bear

Scandinavian

Sula

Peace; little she-bear

Scandinavian


What names are similar to Sela?

Find a name that’s like Sela, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dela

Small winged one; pleasure, delight

Latin

Lela

Black beauty

African

Mela

Black, dark-skinned

Greek

Nela

Horn

Latin

Selda

Dark battle

German

Selma

Helmet of God; safe

German

Sena

The moon

Greek

Sera

Princess

Hebrew

Shela

Blind

Irish

Stela

Star

Latin


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