Sabina originates in Latin language and means "from the Sabine tribe". The Sabines were an Italic tribe in ancient Italy. Until today, Sabina is the name of a region in Italy, named after the Italic tribe. Sabina was the name of several saints and is also the name of several places in the United States and outside them. In some countries it also functions as a surname. As a feminine given name it is rather rare in the United States.