Name: Sabrina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sabrina

  • Meaning:
    A Welsh river name
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  • Pronunciation:
    (sah BREE nah)
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    Itself (Sabrina)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sabrina

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sabrina is linked to the River Severn in England, either through being the Goddess of the Severn, or being a nymph (also known as Hafren) who drowned in Severn, and so gave it her name. It is more likely that the character derived her name from the river, rather than the river deriving its name from her.

    More recently Sabrina has been linked to the children's television series 'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'.

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