[ 3 syll. se-ve-rin, sev-er-in ] The baby boy name Severin is pronounced as ZEH-Veh-RiyN (German) †. Severin is a German, Romanian, Russian, Scandinavian, and Slavic name of Latin origin. Its meaning is derived from the element 'severus'. Severinus (Latin) and Severus (Latin) are old forms of Severin. From the Roman nickname. The name Severina (German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, and Slavic) is the female form of Severin.
Severin has 21 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Severence, Severince, Severinus, Severius, Severn, Severne, Severus, Severyn, Severynce, Sevrin, and Sevryn.
Foreign variants of Severin include Severaino (Italian), Severiano (Italian), Severino (Italian), Severo (Italian), Seweryn (Polish), Séverin (French), Soeren (Scandinavian), Soren (Scandinavian), and Sören (German and Scandinavian). Another foreign variant is the short form Seve (Italian and Spanish).
Severin is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Severin, Soren was the most commonly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Severin: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"