Severin Name Meaning & Origin

Severin

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German and Scandinavian form of the Latin name Severinus, which is an old Latin family name meaning "severe, stern."
Pronounced: SEV-er-in, ZE-ve-reen (German)

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Severin, 3rd Bishop of Cologne (Germany), 4th Century B.C., Saint.
Severin, Monk at Noricum (Austria), 5th Century B.C., Saint
Severinus, Bishop of Rome (Italy), Pope 638–640 B.C.
Severin Roesen, German-American still-life painter.

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Severin Winter, a character in "The 158-Pound Marriage," a novel by John Irving.
Severin von Kusiemski, a character in the novel "Venus in Furs" by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch.
Severin, a character appearing in the Velvet Underground song "Venus in Furs."
Severin, a female dominatrix in the film "Shortbus."

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