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Serena History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



It is generally thought that the Serena surname is habitational, deriving from an Italian place name. Perhaps, for example from the town of Seregno, in the province of Milan, Lombardy, Italy


Early Origins of the Serena family


The surname Serena was first found in Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia), a territorial, industrialized division of Italy south of the Alps.Milan is the chief city, followed by Mortera, Pavia and Mantua. Silk is the principal trade. This well traveled surname is claimed to be originally of Bergamo. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Serena family


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Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1504, 1549, 1594, 1610, 1638, and 1665 are included under the topic Early Serena History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Serena Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sirignano, Serigano, Siriani, Sirianni, Sergni, Seregno, Serini, Sereno, Serenari, Sergnano, Serego and many more.

Early Notables of the Serena family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Serena family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Serena Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Gomes Serena, who arrived in Providence, Rhode Island in 1867
  • Godencio Gomes Serena, who settled in Providence, Rhode Island in 1867

Contemporary Notables of the name Serena (post 1700)


  • Norman A. Serena, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Summit Hill, Pennsylvania, 1961-90 (acting, 1961-62) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph Serena, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Westport; Elected 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Core Serena Ireland (1874-1943), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1932, 1936 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Serena Cruz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2004 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Serena Grandi (b. 1958), Italian actress and pin up girl famous in the 1980s through the 1990s
  • Serena Jameka Williams (b. 1981), American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis, the reigning champion of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic women's singles
  • Serena Sutcliffe (b. 1945), Master of Wine, head of Sotheby's international wine department, the second woman to hold the qualification
  • Serena Gordon (b. 1963), English actress
  • Serena Scott Thomas (b. 1961), English actress known for her portrayal of the character Dr. Molly Warmflash in the 1999 James Bond film The World Is Not Enough
  • Serena M. Auñón (b. 1976), American physician, engineer, and NASA astronaut candidate [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Serena Aun. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/aunon.html

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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Serena Aun. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/aunon.html


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