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11/16/2019, 11:04:50 AM Mike C update #105
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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. sə-REEN-ə(English)
seh-REH-na(Italian)

Meaning & History

From a Late Latin name that was derived from Latin serenus meaning "clear, tranquil, serene". This name was borne by an obscure early saint. Edmund Spenser also used it in his poem The Faerie Queene (1590).