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Seraphina originated as a play on the Hebrew word “seraphim.” A “seraphim” is a type of angel in the Old Testament of the Bible. As of 2021, Seraphina is a top 2,400 option.

Meaning of the name Seraphina:

Latin: fiery ones

Origin of the name Seraphina:

Seraphina is the feminine form of the Latin baby name Seraphinus. It comes from the ancient Hebrew word “seraphim,” a type of angel. Seraphina became popular in the thirteenth century. An Italian saint held the title, and she made clothing for the impoverished. Seraphina never became common in English-speaking countries, but it has a regal feel.

Symbolism of the name Seraphina:

The baby name Seraphina has the same meaning as Seraphinus. Remember, the Italians and other Latin cultures drew inspiration for this title from the Hebrew word “seraphim.” It comes from the Bible, representing a group of angels, and translates to “fiery ones.”

Style of the name Seraphina:

Classical

Gender of the name Seraphina:

Seraphina is a regal name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Seraphina:

sehr-uh-FEEN=uh

Number of syllables in the name Seraphina:

Four

Emotion evoked from the name Seraphina:

Seraphina feels regal and noble. It is a classical and mature baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Seraphina:

  • Serafina 
  • Serafinna
  • Serafyna
  • Serafynna
  • Seraphyna

Nicknames for the name Seraphina:

  • Sera
  • Fifi
  • Phi
  • Phina
  • Pia 
  • Phia
  • Raphine
  • Raphie

Popularity of the name Seraphina:

Seraphina has no history on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index. As of 2021, it was a top 2,400 option. More specifically, Seraphina was number 2,385 for girls.

Related names for the name Seraphina:

Great middle names for Seraphina and their meanings:

  • Maeve (the intoxicating one, she who rules)
  • Jade (stone of the side)
  • Claire (clear, light, bright)
  • Eloise (healthy, wide)
  • Opal (jewel, gem)
  • Caroline (strong, free man)
  • Paige (helper, assistant)
  • Piper (one who plays the pipe or flute)

Famous people with the name Seraphina:

  • Seraphina Sforza (Italian nun)
  • Seraphina Watts (daughter of Charlie Watts)
  • Seraphina Affleck (daughter of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck)

Seraphinas in popular culture:

  • Seraphina Dombegh (character from “Seraphina”)
  • Seraphina (character from “Unremembered”)
  • Seraphina Arthuret (character from “Regauntlet”)
  • Seraphina Tiffany (character from “Fashion”)
  • Seraphina (character from “Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings and Legacy”)
  • Seraphina (character from “Seraphina” novel)
  • Seraphina (character from “The Frightened Bride”)
  • Seraphina (character from “Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter”)