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The name Sauvageau evolved in the French province of Champagne in the Middle Ages. It was a name for a person who is considered to be unmannered or coarse. Originally the name Sauvageau was from the Old French word "sauvage," meaning "savage."

Sauvageau Early Origins



The surname Sauvageau was first found in Champagne, where the family was established in a village in the department of Haute-Marne, in the district of Wassy.

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Sauvageau Spelling Variations


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Sauvageau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sauvage, Sauvages, Sauvageau, Sauvageaud, Sauvageaut, Sauvageaux, Sauvageot, Sauvaget, Sauvagier and many more.

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Sauvageau Early History


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Sauvageau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sauvageau research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1587, 1706, 1767, 1786, 1794, 1814, 1857, 1872, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Sauvageau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sauvageau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sauvageau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was François Sauvages de la Croix (1706-1767), a physician and botanist, the son of a former captain in the regiment of Flanders...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sauvageau 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:

Sauvageau Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Claude Sauvageau, who married Jeanne Legendre in America in 1656

Sauvageau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Alexis Sauvageau, who married Marguerite Massé in 1694 in Grondines, Quebec

Sauvageau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Alexis Sauvageau, a carpenter, who married Catherine Guillemot in 1737 in Quebec City

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauvageau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauvageau (post 1700)



  • Camille François Sauvageau (1861-1936), French botanist and phycologist
  • Paul-Émile Sauvageau (1918-2003), Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and a City Councillor in Montreal
  • Louis Charles Sauvageau (1807-1849), Canadian conductor, composer, and music educator
  • Tancrède Sauvageau (1819-1892), Canadian merchant and political figure
  • Danièle Sauvageau, the former head coach of the Canadian national women's hockey team
  • Benoît Sauvageau (1963-2006), Canadian politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sauvageau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauvageau 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 19 October 2016 at 16:29.

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