Severin Surname History

The Severin surname is ultimately thought to be derived from the personal name Severinus, Bishop of Cologne (347-400), who was made a Saint.

Early Origins of the Severin family

The surname Severin was first found in the Rhineland, where their oldest roots are tied to Cologne where they have long been involved with the church.

Early History of the Severin family

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Severin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Frings, Fringer, Vrings, Seffrin, Seffring and many more.

Early Notables of the Severin family (pre 1700)

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United States Severin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Severin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Severin, who landed in America in 1783 [1]
Severin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Severin, who settled in Philadelphia in 1834
  • Charles Severin, who arrived in Texas in 1866 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Severin (post 1700) +

  • Jay Severin (1951-2020), born James Thompson Severino III, an American political talk radio personality
  • Marie Severin (b. 1929), American comic book artist, inductee into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 2001
  • John Severin (b. 1921), American comic book artist, inductee into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Arban Severin (b. 1976), American composer, musician and film actress, wife of Steven Severin
  • Tim Severin (1940-2020), British explorer, historian, and writer, awarded both the Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society and the Livingstone Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society
  • Steven Severin (b. 1955), British musician and composer, member of Siouxsie & the Banshees
  • Scott Severin (b. 1979), Scottish footballer
  • Mark Severin (1906-1987), British artist specialising bookplates
  • Giles Timothy "Tim" Severin (b. 1940), English historian, traveler and author
  • Severin H. Hanson, American politician, Representative from Illinois at-large, 1936 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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