What does Serena mean?
Serena \s(e)-re-na\ as a girls' 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 1 masculine form: Sereno.
Serena is a very prominent first name for females (#762 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#26566 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Serena for girls. Serena reached its highest position of #209 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #455 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Serena (#455 in 2014) rated in the Top 1000 are Serenity (#60 in 2014), Serina and Sarina. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2002 (usage of 0.3938%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.3713%, down 5.7%), but with the versions Serena and Sarina becoming less in vogue. Serenity (#60) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name among these. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Serena and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Serena▼ is alike in pronunciation to Cyrena, Sareena and Sarena. Other recommended similar baby names are Kerena, Sarene, Selena, Sharena, Shereena, Sherina, Terena and Verena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Serena.