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.
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
since early times.
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