The name Serena is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "tranquil, serene". Serena is ranked #392 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Girls".
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Serena, a name used since Roman times, was given fresh life by tennis star Williams, and then again with the leading character on Gossip Girl, Serena van der Woodsen. There have also been Serenas on soap operas and other shows from Bewitched to Law & Order.
And pre-TV, there was the damsel in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queen and Serena Merle in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady.
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