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Gender: M Meaning of Severus: "stern" Origin of Severus: Latin

Though it has literary credentials--making an appearance in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park and as the mean-spirited teacher Severus Snape in the Harry Potter books, most modern parents would find it too--well--severe.

Famous People Named Severus

Septimus Severus, Roman Emperor

Pop Culture References for the Name Severus

Severus Snape & Albus Severus Potter, characters in "Harry Potter"

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