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Meaning and Origin of: Selle girl

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First name origin & meaning:

Scandinavian: Divinely protected

First name variations: Sellma, Salmah, Zelma, Selma

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: variant of Sell 1.
  2. German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German selle ‘friend’, ‘companion’.
  3. French: habitational name from any of the various places called Selle, Selles, or La Selle, named with Latin cella ‘cell’, ‘cot’, ‘hut’, ‘stall’.
  4. Dutch (Van Selle): habitational name for someone from Zelle in Herenthout, Antwerp.
  5. A Selle (or De Selle) from the Burgundy region of France was documented in Montreal in 1729.
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