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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)
- Famous real-life people named Severin
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.
- Severin in song, story & screen
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."