Sava name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sava mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sava

User Submitted Origins

African Dutch (Afrikaans)
Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Sava means "River in Serbia. Saint Sava".
  2. A user from Wisconsin, U.S. says the name Sava means "St. Sava".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Sava

Notable Persons Named Sava


Sava was a prince and archbishop. He was most prominent from 1219 to 1235. He passed away on January 27th, 1236.

Sava Vladislavich

Sava was born on January 16th, 1669 in Gacko. Sava is also known as Vladislavich-Raguzinsky, Sava; Vladislavich-Raguzinsky, Savva Lukich; Владиславич-Рагузинский, Савва Лукич (Russian); Владиславић Рагузински, and Сава (Serbian). He breathed his last breath on June 17th, 1738.

Sava Kovačević

Sava Kovačević is a military person. Their military service ended in 1943.

Sava Lešić

Sava Lešić is a basketball player for the Union Olimpija, KK Vizura, KK Superfund, KK Partizan, KK Crvena zvezda, BC Khimik, KK Radnički Kragujevac, BC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk, and KK Olimpija in the Premier A Slovenian Basketball League, ABA League, and Eurocup Basketball. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Sava was born on February 23rd, 1988 in Knin.

Sava Tekelija

Sava Tekelija was a doctor of law, merchant, philanthropy, and philanthropist. Sava was born on August 28th, 1761 in Arad, Habsburg Monarchy. He left this life on October 7th, 1842.

Sava Antić

Sava Antić was a soccer player for the FK Brodarac, Red Star Belgrade, OFK Beograd, and Yugoslavia national football team. Sava was born on March 1st, 1930 in Belgrade. They breathed their last breath on July 26th, 1998.

  • Sava Petrović
    Christian Bishop
  • Sava Temišvarac
  • Sava II
    Christian Bishop
  • Sava Stojkov
  • Sava Henția
  • Sava Mutkurov
  • Sava Miladinovic Bento
  • Sava Dobroplodni
  • Sava Sekulić
  • Sava Damjanov
  • Sava Grmija

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sava

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sava


Sava was a prince and archbishop. He was most prominent from 1219 to 1235. He passed away on January 27th, 1236.

DJ Sava

DJ Sava is a record producer and disc jockey. He holds the title I Like ". He was most active from 1990 to present. DJ was given the name Constantin Sava on April 3rd, 1973 in Buzău.

Facundo Sava

Facundo Sava is a soccer player for the Club Ferro Carril Oeste, Boca Juniors, Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, Fulham F.C., Celta de Vigo, Lorca Deportiva CF, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Arsenal de Sarandí, and Quilmes Atlético Club. Facundo was born on March 7th, 1974 in Ituzaingó, Argentina.

Laurenţiu Sava

Laurenţiu Sava is an athlete for the CS Balotești.

Marius Sava

Marius Sava is an athlete for the FC UTA Arad.

Ionuţ Sava

Ionuţ Sava is an athlete for the Metalurgistul Cugir.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sava U.S.
  White 89.14% 64.26%
  African American 1.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sava

People with the last name Sava are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sava

  • How Popular is the name Sava? Sava is the 31,577th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sava was the 32,123rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sava have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 151 babies born with the first name Sava in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sava to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sava? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Sava first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sava is Sunday, February 9th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Sava born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sava was in 2013 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sava: The name spelled backwards is Avas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aavs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sava? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 718 people with the last name Sava.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sava? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sava as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Sava name meaning

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