Seraphina Name Meaning & Origin

Seraphina

Pronunciation: seh-rə-FEE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Seraphina:

Derived from the Hebrew sĕrāphīm (burning ones), a name used in the Bible for the heavenly winged angels surrounding the throne of God.

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Seraphina has 7 variant forms: Sarafina, Serafine, Seraphe, Serafina, Seraphine, Serofina and Serophine.

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I named my daughter Seraphina and it seems to be working well. She's 4 and has never shared a name with somebody in her class or anybody for that matter.

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Phina, Sera, Fietje, Serafin, Seraph, Fifi, Sephy

Meanings and history of the name Seraphina: | Edit

Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each. This was the name of a 13th-century Italian saint who made clothes for the poor. As an English name, it has never been common.

Feminine form of Hebrew Seraphim. In Jewish scriptures, the seraphim are the highest-ranking angels of God (above angels, archangels, and cherabim). Seraphim are known for their zealous love.

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Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck (b. 2009), daughter of American actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck

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