Savelli Family History
Savelli Name Meaning
patronymic from the personal name Sabello, Savello (Latin Sabellius). Sabellius (fl. 215) was an early Christian theologian who was excommunicated by Pope Calixtus I, but whose ideas enjoyed a considerable cult in the East. The name Sabellius is an ethnic term of uncertain origin. habitational name from Savelli in Crotone province.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press