What does Serene mean?
Serene [se-re-ne] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Serene is "serene, calm". Serene is a version of Serena (Latin): used by Roman Christians. Serene is also a variant of Serenity (English, French): a virtue name.
Associated with: calm (peace).
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How popular is Serene?
Serene is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#62961 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Reena, Sarina (#1469 from recent data), Serena (#455), Serenity (#60) and Serina are the prominent variation forms of Serene (not ranked). Other variants, like Sereena, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Serene reached its most widespread less than a decade ago (median #1136) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1196, ▼10%). Serena is the longstanding favorite, though Serenity has gained in popularity. Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Serene and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Serene is pronounced similarly to Cyrene, Saran, Sareen, Sarene, Sarine, Sirene and Zorine. Other recommended names are Aerenne, Arene, Aurene, Celene, Cerese, Cherene, Corene, Deren, Derine, Dorene, Eirene, Erene, Ferne▼, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Helene▼, Jenene, Jorene, Karene, Keree, Keren, Kerena, Kyrene, Lorene▼, Melene, Morene, Nerine, Norene, Reene, Sabrene, Sareena, Sarena, Sarese, Selena▼, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Semele, Sharena, Shene, Sheran, Sherece, Sheree▼, Shereen, Shereena, Sherese, Sherina, Sherine, Sherlene, Sheron, Sheryn, Sherynn, Sireena, Sirena, Sirenia, Sirenna, Syrena, Teree, Terena, Terenne, Terese, Terrene, Tyrene, Verena, Verene, Verine, Verlene, Verne and Verone. These names tend to be more commonly used than Serene.