Severus Origin and Meaning
The name Severus is boy's name meaning "stern".
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.
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Famous People Named Severus
- Saint Severusbishop of Naples
- Saint Severusbishop of Barcelona
- (Marcus Aurelius) Severus AlexanderRoman Emperor
- Saint Severus the Great of AntiochGreek monk and theologian
- Saint Severus of AvranchesFrench bishop
- Severus SebokhtSyrian scholar and bishop
- Severus ibn alMuqaffa, Coptic Orthodox Bishop, author and historian
- (Lucius) Septimus SeverusRoman Emperor
Severus in Pop Culture
- Severus Snapecharacter in the Harry Potter series
- Albus Severus PotterHarry's son in the Harry Potter series
- Severusa character in the Radical Face song 'Severus and Stone'