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Safer Early Origins



The surname Safer was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Safer Spelling Variations


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Safer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Safre, Safres, Safres, Saffres, Safer, Safr and many more.

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Safer Early History


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Safer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Safer research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Safer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Safer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Safer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Safer 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:

Safer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johanne Safer, who came to New York in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Safer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Safer (post 1700)



  • Morley Safer (1931-2016), Canadian-born, American broadcast journalist, reporter, and correspondent for CBS News, recipient of three Overseas Press Awards, three Peabody Awards, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, and the Paul White Award
  • Phyllis Safer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Safer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Safer 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 30 May 2016 at 15:03.

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