Meaning and Origin of: Serenity

Meaning and Origin of Serenity

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Peaceful disposition

What does Serenity mean and stand for?

The name Serenity is of Latin origin and means "peaceful". It derives from the Latin word serenus meaning "calm and clear".

Syllables: 4

Girl name variations


Serenity is the number seventy-nine most popular girls name in the US, according to 2019 Social Security Administration data. It has been consistently popular after breaking the top 100 in 2009, and actively remaining in the top 80 for the last eight years.

However, it is the 6th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Serenity was at its peak popularity in January 2019.

Serenity only recently made the Social Security rankings in 1997. While the name is increasing in popularity, not many notable people have it. Most notably, it is the name of a character in the series Firefly.

Where is it Popular?

Serenity was searched for most often in the following states:

Pairs well with these middle names