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Savard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, French


The name Savard belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived at the estate of Salford which had three early locations in England including Lancashire, Oxford and Bedfordshire.

Early Origins of the Savard family


The surname Savard was first found in Bedfordshire in the parish of Salford. "This place, which lies on the borders of Buckinghamshire, was formerly the property of a family who took their name from it, and was afterwards possessed by the Drakelows, and the Charnocks, from whom it passed by marriage to the Herveys." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Savard family


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Savard Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Savard include Salford, Sallford, Sallforde, Salforde and others.

Early Notables of the Savard family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Savard family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Savard were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Savard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Savard, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892
  • A Savard, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Savard Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Hermine L. Savard, aged 37, who arrived in Chicoutimi, Canada, in 1907
  • Ernest Marie Adjutor Savard, aged 39, who arrived in Ste. Marie, Beauce, Canada, in 1908
  • Joseph A. Savard, aged 42, who arrived in Quebec, Canada, in 1909
  • J. Adjutor Savard, aged 25, who arrived in Quebec, Canada, in 1918
  • Aojutor Savard, aged 29, who arrived in America from Montreal, Canada, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Savard (post 1700)


  • Jeannine Savard (b. 1950), American poet
  • Marc Savard (b. 1977), Canadian professional ice hockey centre
  • Denis Joseph Savard (b. 1961), retired Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • David Savard (b. 1990), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Serge Aubrey Savard OC, CQ (b. 1946), former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986
  • J Ernest Savard, Canadian stock broker, General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens (1935-1936)
  • Félix Antoine Savard (1895-1982), Canadian prelate and author of French expression, who also was a missionary in Saguenay, a French professor and dean of the Faculty of Arts at Laval University, Quebec, from 1950 to 1956
  • Andre Savard (b. 1953), retired Canadian former professional ice hockey center

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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