What does Severin mean?
Severin /sev-erin/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced SEV-er-in. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Severin is "stern". Variant of Severus, a saint's name. See also Soren.
How popular is Severin?
Severin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#12334 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Severin and affiliated names. The only prominent varying form of Severin (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 is Soren (#640 a year ago). This boy name was at the top of its popularity in 2012 (usage of 0.375%) and is almost as popular today (usage 0.36%, down 4%). Soren (#640) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)