Serena

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41k
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since 1880
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758
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Serena mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Serena

"Serena" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Serene, Calm". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From the name of an early Christian saint, Latin serena (“serene”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Serena

Serena Williams is a tennis player. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Serena was born on September 26th, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.

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Serena Celia van der Woodsen is a novels:, fashion model, high school student, television:, socialite, publicist, dutch people, beneficiary, student, model (people), and columbia university. Serena is also known as S.

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Serena Deeb is a wrestler. Serena was born on June 29th, 1986 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Serena Scott Thomas is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 2012. Serena was given the name Serena Harriet Scott Thomas on September 21st, 1961 in Nether Compton, Dorset, England.

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Serena was born in 1935.

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Serena Ryder is a folk rock and indie rock musician and songwriter. She plays Guitar, Harmonica, and Vocals. She holds the title Weak in The Knees" and Stompa". She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Serena was born on December 8th, 1982 in Toronto.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Serena

Aldo Serena is a soccer player for the Calcio Montebelluna, Inter Milan, Calcio Como, F.C. Bari 1908, A.C. Milan, Torino F.C., Juventus F.C., and Italy national football team. Aldo was born on June 25th, 1960 in Montebelluna.

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Michele Serena is a soccer player for the A.C. Mestre, Venezia F.C., Juventus F.C., S.S.D. Monza 1912, Hellas Verona F.C., U.C. Sampdoria, ACF Fiorentina, Atlético Madrid, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, Inter Milan, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Michele was born on March 10th, 1970 in Venice, Italy.

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Fernando Serena is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid Castilla, CA Osasuna, Elche CF, UE Sant Andreu, Spain national under-18 football team, and Spain national football team. Fernando was born on January 28th, 1941 in Madrid.

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Gustavo Serena was an actor and film director. He was most prominent from 1912 to 1961. Gustavo was born on October 5th, 1881 in Naples. Gustavo is also known as Signor Serena. He left this life on April 16th, 1970.

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Bill Serena was a baseball player. Bill was born on October 2nd, 1924 in Alameda, California. He died on April 17th, 1996.

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Luigi was born in 1855 in Montebelluna. He left this life in 1911.

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How popular is the baby name Serena in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 13 0
1881 13 13 0
1882 14 14 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 13 13 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 16 16 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 24 24 0
1890 15 15 0
1891 15 15 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 18 18 0
1896 28 28 0
1897 22 22 0
1898 23 23 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 31 31 0
1901 18 18 0
1902 26 26 0
1903 17 17 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 20 20 0
1906 21 21 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 25 25 0
1909 24 24 0
1910 31 31 0
1911 17 17 0
1912 31 31 0
1913 24 24 0
1914 35 35 0
1915 38 38 0
1916 43 43 0
1917 57 57 0
1918 48 48 0
1919 35 35 0
1920 51 51 0
1921 46 46 0
1922 41 41 0
1923 37 37 0
1924 35 35 0
1925 50 50 0
1926 30 30 0
1927 41 41 0
1928 47 47 0
1929 28 28 0
1930 27 27 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 27 27 0
1933 34 34 0
1934 28 28 0
1935 33 33 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 36 36 0
1938 59 59 0
1939 50 50 0
1940 55 55 0
1941 37 37 0
1942 59 59 0
1943 47 47 0
1944 67 67 0
1945 59 59 0
1946 70 70 0
1947 66 66 0
1948 66 66 0
1949 68 68 0
1950 70 70 0
1951 84 84 0
1952 84 84 0
1953 79 79 0
1954 84 84 0
1955 125 125 0
1956 98 98 0
1957 116 116 0
1958 151 151 0
1959 163 163 0
1960 114 114 0
1961 142 142 0
1962 169 169 0
1963 180 180 0
1964 203 203 0
1965 181 181 0
1966 200 200 0
1967 261 261 0
1968 441 441 0
1969 676 676 0
1970 644 639 5
1971 586 586 0
1972 451 451 0
1973 404 404 0
1974 386 386 0
1975 445 445 0
1976 453 453 0
1977 506 506 0
1978 471 471 0
1979 502 502 0
1980 630 630 0
1981 535 535 0
1982 595 595 0
1983 596 596 0
1984 577 577 0
1985 570 565 5
1986 453 453 0
1987 448 448 0
1988 416 416 0
1989 454 448 6
1990 478 478 0
1991 498 498 0
1992 500 500 0
1993 546 546 0
1994 620 620 0
1995 830 830 0
1996 925 925 0
1997 1,205 1,205 0
1998 1,401 1,401 0
1999 1,440 1,440 0
2000 1,504 1,504 0
2001 1,296 1,296 0
2002 1,306 1,306 0
2003 1,276 1,276 0
2004 1,063 1,063 0
2005 866 866 0
2006 808 808 0
2007 810 810 0
2008 882 882 0
2009 813 813 0
2010 686 686 0
2011 682 682 0
2012 715 715 0
2013 743 743 0
2014 702 702 0
2015 778 778 0
2016 717 717 0
2017 761 761 0

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Popularity of Serena as a first name

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Popularity of Serena as a last name

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Common last names for Serena

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Serena U.S.
  White 72.43% 64.26%
  African American 1.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.06% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 22.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Serena

People with the last name Serena are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Serena

  • What name lists does Serena rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Serena? Serena is the 1,144th most popular name of all time. As a last name Serena was the 30,735th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Serena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,851 babies born with the first name Serena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Serena to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Serena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Serena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Serena is Sunday, October 3rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Serena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Serena was in 2000 with a total of 1,504 babies. That's a lot of babies named Serena!
  • Random Serena Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Serena ranks 112th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Serena: Your name in reverse order is Aneres. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eserna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Serena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 758 people with the last name Serena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Serena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Serena as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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