Usage English (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. sə-REEN-ə
Other Forms FormsSirenita (diminutive, occasionally found in the Spanish-speaking world)
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Meaning & History
Derived from Spanish sirena "mermaid". The Spanish dramatist Jacinto Benavente used this name in his play 'Los intereses creados' (1907), where it belongs to a poor widow and matchmaker called Doña Sirena.