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Meaning and name origin

Serena \s(e)-re-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ser-REE-nah, ser-RAY-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Serena is "serene, calm". Used by Roman Christians. See also Sirena. Tennis player Serena Williams.


Serena has 13 variant forms: Cerena, Reena, Sarina, Saryna, Sereena, Serenah, Serene, Serenity, Serenna, Serina, Serinah, Serinna and Seryna.

There is 1 masculine form of Serena: Sereno.


Serena is a very popular first name for females (#762 out of 4276, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#54302 out of 88799, Top 61%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Serena for girls. Serena reached its highest rank of #209 in the U.S. in 2000. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Serena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Serena outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Serena and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Serenity (#60), Serena (#455), Serina and Sarina. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sarina, Serena, Serenity, Serina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sarina, Serena, Serenity outside U.S.

Similar Names

Serena is also pronounced similarly to Cyrena, Sareena, Sarena, Sireena, Sirenia, Sirenna and Syrena. Other suggested similar baby names are Kerena, Sarene, Selena, Sharena, Shereena, Sherina, Sirene, Terena and Verena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Serena.