September 13, 2014 § Leave a comment
From Latin, meaning “a Sabine woman”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Sabien, Sabine, Savina, Szabina.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– “Aunt” Sabina, the woman who raised Lorna, although the coarseness and violence of living among the Doones broke her heart, in Lorna Doone, by R.D. Blackmore (written in 1869, set in the 1670s-1680s).