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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Seraphine

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ser"a*phine
A wind instrument whose sounding parts are reeds, consisting of a thin tongue of brass playing freely through a slot in a plate. It has a case, like a piano, and is played by means of a similar keybord, the bellows being worked by the foot. The melodeon is a portable variety of this instrument.

Etymology: From Seraph

  1. A female given name, variant of Seraphina.

Seraphine was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Seraphine

Séraphine was born on September 3rd, 1864 in Arsy , France. Séraphine is also known as Séraphine de Senlis. She breathed her last breath on December 11th, 1942.


Séraphine was born on May 23rd, 1964.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Seraphine

Danny Seraphine is a rock music musician. He plays Drum Workshop and Avedis Zildjian Company. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to present. Danny was given the name Daniel Peter Seraphine on August 28th, 1948 in Chicago.


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Popularity of Seraphine as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seraphine U.S.
  White 79.51% 64.26%
  African American 14.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seraphine

People with the last name Seraphine are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Seraphine

  • How Popular is the name Seraphine? Seraphine is the 16,895th most popular name of all time. As a last name Seraphine was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Seraphine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 471 babies born with the first name Seraphine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Seraphine to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Seraphine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Seraphine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Seraphine is Wednesday, January 15th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Seraphine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Seraphine was in 2016 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Seraphine Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Seraphine is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Seraphine: Your name in reverse order is Enihpares. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sarenehpi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seraphine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Seraphine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seraphine? Seraphine is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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