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Gender Masculine
Scripts Σαβας(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. SA-bas(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

From a Greek name that 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.
VariantSabbas(Late Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesSava(Bulgarian) Saba(Georgian) Savva(Russian) Sava(Serbian)


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