Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. SA-bas  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Σάββας (Sabbas), which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man, grandfather". 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

Other Languages & CulturesSava(Bulgarian) Saba(Georgian) Savvas(Greek) Sabbas(Late Greek) Savva(Russian) Sava(Serbian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   strong   strange  

Name Days

Spain: December 5


Entry updated December 7, 2022