Serafino Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Serafino
This name has several different meanings, and is virtually nonexistent in the US. It is definitely one to consider if you value originality and also has religious roots in the Jewish and Christian faiths.
Nicknames: Sam, Finn
- Personal experiences with the name Serafino
My baby cousin was just named Serafino. This is a family name for us. My cousin, who is nicknamed Finn, is named after my great-great-grandfather, an Italian immigrants whose name was changed to Sam at Ellis Island.
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- Meanings and history of the name Serafino
Serafino is an Italian name that now used mostly in English speaking countries. It has become less and less popular over the years, being used in the US less than five times in 2018.
Some of its many meanings are:
Italian: Seraphim, a choir of angels in the Christian and Jewish faiths
Latin: fiery one
Hebrew: fiery one
- Famous real-life people named Serafino
Serafino Belfanti (1860–1939), Italian immunologist
Serafino Biagioni (1920–1983), Italian bicycle racer
Serafino Cretoni (1833–1909), Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
Serafino De Tivoli (1826–1892), Italian artist of the Macchiaioli group
Serafino dell' Aquila (1466–1500), Italian poet and improvisatore
Serafino Ghizzoni (born 1954), former Italian international rugby union footballer
Serafino Mazzolini (1890–1945), Italian lawyer, politician and journalist
Serafino Mazzarochi (1890–1961), Italian gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics
Serafino Porrecta (1536–1614), Italian-Dominican theologian
Serafino Vannutelli (1834–1915), Italian Cardinal
Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr., birth name of singer Nikki Sixx
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