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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 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 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 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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