Gender: Female Meaning of Severine: "stern" Origin of Severine: French, feminine variation of Severus; Latin

Severine Origin and Meaning

The name Severine is a girl's name of French origin meaning "stern".

This long-popular name in France sounds fresh, elegant and unusual here. Severine is the name of the most recent gorgeous James Bond Girl in the film Skyfall. Students of film history will associate the name with the complex character Catherine Deneuve played in the 1967 Bunuel classic, Belle de Jour..

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coratoria Says:


my girlfriend's name is Severine and I actually think it's beautiful

beachbear Says:


Severine: name used by the die-hard Snape fan who finds herself pregnant with a girl.

Floris Says:


No, the é is not like ay!!
The first é is a bit like the first sound of air or egg..... The ine sounds like een.

Virginie Says:


Very short list ...: Chloé, Ophélie, Noémie, Céline, Charline, Ninon, Marion, Sophie, Sandrine, Maëlle, Maëline, Yaëlle, Anne-Céline, Hermance, Hérémance, Amandine, Lilas, Blanche ...

Virginie Says:


Séverine, in French. Sé like: "say".

JessicaRK467 Says:


Alan Rickman pops into my head with this name...maybe it's for Harry Potter fans?

Suh-VREEN is a pretty pronounciation...but I still can't get past "severing"...this also has a very weird name meaning

LowSlash Says:


From what I understand the French pronunciation is two syllables, suh-VREEN, which gives the name plenty of distance from "sever" and "severing".

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I've used this a surname for one of my characters.

larkub101 Says:


It sounds exotic and intriguing, but is unfortunately a straight shot to "severing". Its too inappropriate an association for a name.

lesliemarion Says:


I want to like it, but "sever" is such a violent word that I can't.