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Severe Name Meaning

French (Sévère): from the personal name Sévère, Latin Severus, meaning ‘harsh, austere’. Severus was the name of several Roman Emperors, including Alexander Severus (died 235), born in Syria, who was noted for his virtuous and studious character and his tolerance towards Christians. The personal name enjoyed some popularity among early Christians.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Severo, Severn, Severin, Severa, Revere, Sever, Lever, Levene, Seery

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Severe Family Origin

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Severe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Sailor

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severe. A less common occupation for the Severe family was Sailor. The most common Severe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Severe's were Farmers.

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Severe Historical Records

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Severe Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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