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Gender: Female Meaning of Serra: "ridge" Origin of Serra: Italian, Portuguese and Catalan

The name Serra is a girl's name meaning "ridge". Serra and is often added to lists like Creative Baby Names: Inspired by Artists and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

This topographical name, more suited to a girl than a boy--though it would inevitably be confused with SARAH--has some distinguished bearers: famous Spanish missionary to Mexico Father Junipero Serra, and sculptor Richard Serra, known for his challenging large-scale metal works.

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Famous People Named Serra

Serra Elinsen, American novelist
Serra Yılmaz, Turkish actress
Serra Çağan, Turkish footballer
Junípero Serra, Roman Catholic Spanish priest who founded the first Spanish missions in California, from San Diego to San Francisco

Pop Culture References for the name Serra

Inara Serra, character on TV's "Firefly"