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The name Savageau evolved in the French province of Champagne in the Middle Ages. It was a name for a person who is considered to be unmannered or coarse. Originally the name Savageau was from the Old French word "sauvage," meaning "savage."

Savageau Early Origins



The surname Savageau was first found in Champagne, where the family was established in a village in the department of Haute-Marne, in the district of Wassy.

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Savageau Spelling Variations


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Savageau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sauvage, Sauvages, Sauvageau, Sauvageaud, Sauvageaut, Sauvageaux, Sauvageot, Sauvaget, Sauvagier and many more.

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Savageau Early History


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Savageau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Savageau research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1587, 1706, 1767, 1786, 1794, 1814, 1857, 1872, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Savageau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Savageau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Savageau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was François Sauvages de la Croix (1706-1767), a physician and botanist, the son of a former captain in the regiment of Flanders...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Savageau 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: Claude Sauvageau, who married Jeanne Legendre in 1656; Alexis Sauvageau, who married Marguerite Massé in 1694 in Grondines; and Alexis Sauvageau, a carpenter, who married Catherine Guillemot in 1737 in Quebec City..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Savageau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Savageau (post 1700)



  • Cheryl Savageau (b. 1950), American poet of Abenaki descent

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Savageau Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Savageau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Savageau 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 20 March 2013 at 16:35.

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