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The Sévin surname is a habitational name taken from a place in Ille-et-Vilaine.

Sévin Early Origins



The surname Sévin was first found in Brittany where this distinguished family held a family seat.

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Sévin Spelling Variations


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Sévin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sévin, Sévine, Sévigné, Sévnet, Sévnier, Sévne and many more.

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Sévin Early History


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Sévin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sévin research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1623, 1651, 1626, 1696, 1646 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Sévin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sévin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sévin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sévin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sévin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Sevin, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Francois Sevin, aged 19, landed in New Orleans, La in 1785

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sévin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sévin (post 1700)



  • Jacques Sevin (1882-1951), French Jesuit, the founder of Catholic scouting
  • Hector Sévin (1852-1916), French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Lyon
  • Major General Joseph Marie Xavier de Sévin (1894-1963), French World War I flying ace credited with twelve aerial victories, Mentioned in Dispatches seven times, recipient of the Order of the British Empire

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Sévin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sévin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 September 2013 at 12:17.

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