It is generally thought that the Serene surname is habitational, deriving from an Italian place name. Perhaps, for example from the town of Seregno, in the province of Milan, Lombardy
Early Origins of the Serene family
The surname Serene 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 Serene family
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Serene 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 Serene family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Serene family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Gomes Serena, who arrived in Providence, RI in 1867; Godencio Gomes Serena, who settled in Providence, RI in 1867; Gaspare Siriani, age 28, who arrived in America on June 12, 1883, aboard the ".
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