Sais History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Sais family

The surname Sais was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Sais family

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Sais Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Seys, Seyys, Seeys, Seyes, Seyss, Sey and others.

Early Notables of the Sais family (pre 1700)

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Sais Ranking

In the United States, the name Sais is the 17,158th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Sais migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sais Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Mr. Paul Cameron Sais, (b. 1868), aged 37, Cornish clerk travelling aboard the ship "New York" arriving at Ellis Island, New York in 1905 en route to Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA [2]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_ellis_island_1892_on.pdf


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