There are multiple origins and meanings for the name Sabin:
1. Comes from the Aramaic word [saba] meaning - "baptized; dead; dropped into the water". In Mandaeism (gnostic religion) the word "mandins" meaning - "knowledge" and "Mandaean Sabians" meaning is "Baptized and one who knows the God".
2. Latin name, meaning - "of Sabines tribe; of beautiful people". Sabines were Italic tribe in Roman Empire. In 82 BC general Sulla destroyed this nation and beautiful Sabine women took themselves as wives and concubines.