Given Name SEVERINUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

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.
FEMININE FORM: Severina
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)

Categories

martyrs, philosophers, popes, saints, surnames
Entry added July 28, 2009