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Savage Early Origins



The surname Savage was first found in Cheshire at Barrow, a parish, in the union of Great Boughton, Second division of the hundred of Eddisbury. "[Barrow] consists of Great and Little Barrow. It was given by Ranulph, Earl of Chester, to his nephew William de Albini, Earl of Arundel. The two manors were at a later period possessed by the Despencers, and, after their attainder, were granted by Edward III. to Sir Roger de Swinerton, an heiress of whose family brought them, in marriage, to Sir John Savage, who was knighted by Henry V. at the battle of Agincourt." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Savage Spelling Variations


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Savage Spelling Variations



Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Savage, Sauvage, Savidge, Savadge and others.

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Savage Early History


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Savage Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Savage research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1358, 1410, 1400, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1382, 1386, 1385, 1390, 1391, 1401, 1402, 1404, 1393, 1396, 1402, 1406, 1463, 1507, 1603, 1654, 1628, 1694, 1608, 1682, 1635 and are included under the topic Early Savage History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Savage Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Savage Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Arnold Savage of Bobbing, Kent (1358-1410), the English Speaker of the House of Commons (1400-1402) and (1403-1404), a Knight of the Shire of Kent who was referred to as "the great comprehensive symbol of the English people", appointed Sheriff of Kent for...

Another 115 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Savage Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Savage In Ireland


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Savage In Ireland



Some of the Savage family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Savage or a variant listed above:

Savage Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Savage who settled in Virginia in 1607
  • Richard Savage, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1607
  • Ann Savage, who arrived in Virginia in 1621
  • Ann, Frank, Mart, Thomas Savage settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Fr Savage, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Eliza Savage, who landed in Virginia in 1701
  • Richard Savage, who arrived in Virginia in 1703
  • Eliz Savage, who landed in Virginia in 1704
  • David Savage, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • James Savage, who landed in New England in 1723
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James R Savage, who landed in America in 1801
  • Patrick D Savage, aged 25, arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Crosfield Savage, aged 22, landed in New York in 1812
  • Patrick Savage, who arrived in Louisiana in 1824
  • Anthony Savage, who landed in New York in 1827
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Job Savage, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Matthew Savage, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Savage, aged 40, arrived in Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia in 1774
  • John Savage with his wife and children settled in Fort Cumberland Nova Scotia in 1774
  • Mr. Abraham Savage U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 348 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York, USA [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Savage, aged 21, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "William" from Cork, Ireland
  • George Savage, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Ugoni" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Jeremiah Savage, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Levant Star" from Cork, Ireland
  • Jane Savage arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1834
  • James Savage a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jonathan Savage, English convict from Cumberland, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Austraila
  • William Savage, English convict from Norfolk, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Austraila
  • James Savage, English convict from Essex, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on February 22, 1834, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Austraila
  • Henry Savage arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Fairlee" in 1840
  • John Savage arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Fairlee" in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Savage Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Savage, aged 28, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • Julia Savage, aged 26, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • James Savage arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • W. D. Savage arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sir George Grey" in 1864
  • Charles Savage, aged 27, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Savage (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Savage (post 1700)



  • Claudia Von Savage, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2004
  • Augustus Alexander "Gus" Savage (1925-2015), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1981-1993)
  • Henry Wilson Savage (1859-1927), American theatrical manager
  • John Savage (b. 1949), born John Youngs, an American Genie Award nominated actor, best known for his roles in The Deer Hunter (1978), Hair (1979) and The Godfather: Part III (1990)
  • Arthur William Savage (1857-1938), American businessman, inventor and explorer, founder of Savage Arms in 1894, best known for producing the Savage Model 99
  • Adam Whitney Savage (b. 1967), American two-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated industrial design and special effects designer/fabricator
  • Fredrick Aaron "Fred" Savage (b. 1976), American two-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominated, four-time Young Artist Award winning actor, director and producer of television and film, best known for his role as Kevin Arnold in the American television series The Wonder Years
  • James W. Savage, American politician, Member of University of Nebraska Board of Regents, 1873-75
  • Jess W. Savage, American politician, Mayor of Albany, Oregon, 1949
  • Joe Savage, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Kentucky State House of Representatives 78th District, 1975
  • ... (Another 76 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Savage Historic Events


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Savage Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Leonard Roydon Savage (1921-1941), Australian Stoker from East Malvern, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

HMS Hood

  • Mr. Edwin J Savage (b. 1898), English Chief Engine Room Artificer serving for the Royal Navy from Epsom, Surrey, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Frank Savage, English Fireman from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Charles J. Savage, aged 23, English Saloon Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking by escaping in life boat 11

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Suggested Readings for the name Savage


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Suggested Readings for the name Savage



  • America's First Family, the Savages of Virginia by August Burgahrd.
  • Savage-Stillman-Rogers-Lindsey-Dever and Related Families with Magna Carta and Royal Lines by Myrtle Savage Rhoades.
  • We Are the Savages: Descendants of Ensign Thomas Savage of Jamestown by Jacob Cochran Savage.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: A te pro te
Motto Translation: From thee, for thee.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Savage Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Savage 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 30 August 2016 at 22:35.

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