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The Sauve surname is derived from the Old French given name Sauvé, which comes from the word "sauver," meaning "to save." The name was given to those who were thought to have achieved religious salvation.

Sauve Early Origins



The surname Sauve was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has held a family seat since early times.

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Sauve Spelling Variations


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Sauve Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sauvé, Sauvat and others.

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Sauve Early History


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Sauve Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sauve research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1491, 1514, 1537, 1543, 1551, 1685, 1692, 1527, 1554, 1570, 1653, 1716 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Sauve History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sauve Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sauve Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Joseph Sauveur (1653-1716), a French mathematician and physicist, Professor of Mathematics and in 1696 became a member of the French...

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

Sauve Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bayne Sauve, aged 26, who landed in America from England, in 1902
  • Armide Sauve, aged 38, who emigrated to America, in 1909
  • Elizabeth Sauve, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Albert Sauve, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Gilbert Sauve, aged 18, who settled in America, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sauve Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mr. Almeida Sauve, aged 34, who settled in Montreal, in 1905
  • Elizabeth G Sauve, aged 50, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Joseph Alfonso Sauve, aged 51, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Edouard Sauve, aged 26, who emigrated to Vancouver, Canada, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauve (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauve (post 1700)



  • Philippe Sauvé (b. 1980), American former professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Jay L. Sauve, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 78th District, 1998
  • Yann Sauvé (b. 1990), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Maxime Sauvé (b. 1990), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Arthur Sauvé PC (1874-1944), Canadian politician in Quebec, Senator for Rigaud, Quebec (1935-1944), Postmaster General (1930-1935)
  • Joseph Mignault Paul Sauvé (1907-1960), Canadian politician, Premier of Quebec in 1959
  • Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé (1922-1993), Canadian journalist and politician, first female Speaker of the House of Commons, and later became the first woman Governor General of Canada
  • Robert Sauvé (b. 1955), Canadian professional (NHL) hockey goaltender

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sauve Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauve 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 11 March 2016 at 17:20.

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