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Meaning and Origin of: Sava

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : From the open plain Savannah

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Last name origin & 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.