Serena

Serena - A very unique female name



  Feb 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Serena, meaning tranquil, serene, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1314. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Serena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Serena? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Serena. The baby girl name Serena was given to 656 baby girls in 2012, ranking #449 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,154 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Serena peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2000 on position 210.



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Serena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Serena is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #126 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #804.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Serena is where you live.


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Serena origin and meaning

Serena is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means tranquil, serene. To see famous people named Serena, pop culture references for the name Serena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Serena

We've found the following names that sound similar to Serena, sorted by popularity.

Sharon / Sharron / Sarina / Sharyn / Serina / Sharen / Sheron / Sherron / Sirena / Sarena /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012449
2011452
2010454
2009393
2008376
2007408
2006402
2005364
2004303
2003257
2002245
2001249
2000210
1999220
1998219
1997246
1996308
1995326
1994414
1993477
1992506
1991486
1990523
1989515
1988540
1987499
1986483
1985403
1984388
1983374
1982385
1981412
1980372
1979420
1978431
1977406
1976440
1975446
1974470
1973466
1972430
1971390
1970373
1969343
1968464
1967594
1966715
1965764
1964717
1963808
1962856
1961996
19601038
1959862
1958868
1957995
19561105
1955960
19541143
19531346
19521246
19511066
19501237
19491131
19481333
19471320
19461141
19451137
19441273
19431264
19421438
19411813
19401384
19391007
1938894
19371174
19351783
19321578
19301876
19291934
19281433
19251481
19211761
19181967
19171314

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska126
New Hampshire194
District of Columbia200
Hawaii215
Massachusetts303
New York305
California331
Washington343
Maryland343
West Virginia344
Minnesota399
Connecticut400
Oklahoma405
Missouri413
Nevada415
Michigan418
Nebraska433
Wisconsin434
North Carolina438
Kentucky439
Virginia445
New Jersey449
Pennsylvania451
Arizona456
Florida462
Oregon520
Utah576
Indiana592
Texas606
Iowa609
Illinois620
Colorado632
Ohio635
Georgia747
Tennessee804

Even more about Serena


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Serena a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Serena?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2000
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Serena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,154
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +656

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