Meaning and name origin
Sabina \s(a)-bi-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced sa-BEE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Sabina is "Sabine". The Sabines were a tribe living in central Italy during the time when Romulus and Remus established the city of Rome. Romulus arranged mass kidnapping of the Sabine women so as to provide wives for the citizens of Rome. Also a saint's name.
There is 1 masculine form of Sabina: Sabino.
Sabina is a very popular first name for females (#1366 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#39354 out of 88799, Top 44%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sabina for girls. Sabina reached its highest rank of #698 in the U.S. in 1910-1919 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sabina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sabine and Sabina. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).