Savin Family History
Savin Name Meaning
Russian: from a personal name based on Latin Sabinus (see Sabin) or Greek Sabbas (see Savas). English and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Savin, a variant of Sabin. English and French: altered form of the Middle English and Old French personal name Selvein, Latin Silvanus (see Silvano). Irish: reduced form of O’Savin, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sabháin ‘descendant of Sabhán’, a personal name based on sabh ‘cub’. The Irish surname has largely been absorbed into Savage.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press