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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : From the open plain Savannah

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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