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The Sauviat 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.

Sauviat Early Origins



The surname Sauviat 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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Sauviat Spelling Variations


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Sauviat Spelling Variations



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

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Sauviat Early History


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Sauviat Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sauviat 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 Sauviat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sauviat Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sauviat 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 Sauviat 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 or some of its variants were: Pierre Sauvé dit Laplante of Guyenne, a soldier, who came to Québec where he married Marie Michel in Lachine in 1696; Andre Sauve and his wife Catherine Cuilliere Sauve, who came to Louisiana in 1720.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sauviat Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauviat 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 18 October 2013 at 15:07.

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