What does Serene mean?
Serene /se-rene/ 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.
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. Census)
Sarina, Serena (#455 from recent data), Serenity (#60) and Serina are the prominent variation forms of Serene (not ranked). Other variants, like Reena, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Serene reached its most widespread in 2002 (median #606) and is almost as widespread today (#628, ▼6%). Serena is the longstanding favorite, though Serenity has gained in popularity, while Sarina and Serena have become less contemporary. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Serene and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Serene is pronounced similarly to Cerian, Cyrene, Saran, Sareen, Sarene, Sarine, Sirene, Zareen, Zoreen and Zorine. Other recommended similar baby names are Aerenne, Arene, Aurene, Celene, Cerese, Cherene, Corene▼, Delene, Deren, Derine, Dorene▼, Eirene, Erene, Ferne▼, Gerdene, Helene▼, Irene▼, Jenene, Jeree, Jorene, Karene, Keree, Keren, Kerena, Kyrene, Lorene▼, Melene, Morene, Myrene, Nerine, Norene▼, Reene, Sabrene, Saramae, Sareena, Sarena, Sarese, Sarinna, Selena▲, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Semele, Sharan, Sharana, Shareen, Shareena, Sharen▼, Sharena, Sharene, Sharina, Sharon▼, Sharona, Sharren, Sharyn▼, Shene, Sheran, Sherece, Sheree▼, Shereen, Shereena, Sherese, Sherianne, Sherina, Sherine, Sherlene, Sheron, Sherrina, Sherron, Sherryn, Sheryn, Sherynn, Shireen, Shirine, Sireena, Sirena, Sirenia, Sirenna, Siriana, Syrena, Teree, Terena, Terenne, Terese▼, Terrene, Tyrene, Verena, Verene, Verine, Verlene, Verne, Verone and Zelene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Serene.