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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 FormSeverina
Other Languages & CulturesSeverin, Søren Danish Séverin French Severin, Sören German Severino, Rino Italian Severin, Søren Norwegian Seweryn Polish Severino Portuguese Severino, Seve Spanish Severin, Sören Swedish


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