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Updated May 24, 2023

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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

How Popular Is The Name Serenity


According to Social Security Administration data, Serenity 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:

Nicknames for Serenity

  • Nita
  • Sera
  • Serena
  • Siri
  • Wren

Pairs well with these middle names


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