Sauvageot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Sauvageot 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 Sauvageot was from the Old French word "sauvage," meaning "savage."

Early Origins of the Sauvageot family

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

Several members of this distinguished family became renowned. Denis Sauvage, lord of Parc, was born around 1520 in Fontenailles. He was a writer and died around 1587. He is credited with some grammatical observations and translations. François-Clément Sauvage, an engineer and administrator, was born in 1814 and died in Paris in 1872.

Early History of the Sauvageot family

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Sauvageot Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Sauvageot family (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...
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Sauvageot Ranking

In France, the name Sauvageot is the 4,028th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Sauvageot family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Sauvageau, who married Jeanne Legendre in 1656; Alexis Sauvageau, who married Marguerite Massé in 1694 in Grondines; and Alexis Sauvageau, a carpenter, who married Catherine Guillemot in 1737 in Quebec City..


Contemporary Notables of the name Sauvageot (post 1700) +

  • Jacques Sauvageot, French Professor of Art History at Rennes


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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