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Gender: Male Meaning of Savva: "captive, slave" Origin of Savva: Russian from Arabic

The name Savva is a boy's name meaning "captive, slave". Savva and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I Had 8 Kids Whose Names Started With...".

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Saint Savva was a 12th century bishop, the patron saint of the Serbs. Chekhov used it for a handsome charmer in one of his short stories.

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Famous People Named Savva

Savva Timofeyevich Morozov, Russian textile magnate
Savva Ivanovich Mamontov, Russian industrialist
Savva Lika, Greek javelin thrower
Savva Ivanovich Chevakinsky, Russian architect
Savva Georgiou, Cypriot footballer
Savva Yakovlevich Kulish, Ukrainian Soviet film director
Savva "Savely" Vasilyevich Yamshchikov, Russian art historian
Junior Savva Andreas Andre (b. 2005), son of musician Peter Andre and model Katie "Jordan" Price
Saint Savvas the New of Kalymnos, Eastern Orthodox priest and ascetic

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