Sava Family History
Sava Name Meaning
Italian: habitational name from Sava in Taranto or the district so named in Baronissi, Salerno; the place name is probably from a pre-Latin element saba, sava ‘ditch’. Romanian: from the personal name Sava (see Savas). Compare Serbian Savich, Polish Sawa, Sawicki. Greek: see Savas.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press