The Save 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 Save 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Save research.Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1491, 1514, 1527, 1537, 1543, 1551, 1554, 1570, 1685, and 1692 are included under the topic Early Save History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Sayve, Sayves, Saive, Saives, Seyve, Seyves, Save, Saivet, Sailve, Seive, Seives, Saieve, Saieves, Seieve, Seieves, de Sayve, du Sayve, Saybe, Saybes, Saibe, Saibes, Seybe, Seybes, Saitbe, Saitbes, Seibe, Seibes, Saiebe, Saiebes, Seiebe and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Sayve settled in Virginia in 1790.
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: Velis quod prosis
Motto Translation: Aim at what you can accomplish