What does Serena mean?
Serena /ser-e-na/ [3 sylls.] 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.Kreatif forms: Serenaz, Seresa. [more]
How popular is Serena?
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. Variants like Syrena are seldom used. 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%, ▼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.