Roman family name which was derived from SEVERUS
. Severinus was the name of many early saints
, including a 6th-century Roman philosopher martyred by the Ostrogothic king Theodoric. It was also borne by a pope.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Severin, Søren (Danish), Séverin (French), Severin, Sören (German), Severino, Rino (Italian), Severin, Søren (Norwegian), Seweryn (Polish), Severino (Portuguese), Severino, Seve (Spanish), Severin, Sören (Swedish)
Entry added July 28, 2009