SABAS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Σαβας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: SAH-bahs (Spanish)   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Greek name which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man". Saints bearing this name include a 4th-century Gothic martyr, a 5th-century Cappadocian hermit, and a 12th-century archbishop of Serbia who is the patron saint of that country.
Related Names
VARIANT: Sabbas (Late Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sava (Bulgarian), Saba (Georgian), Savva (Russian), Sava (Serbian)
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