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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.

Early Origins of the Save family

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 family seat since early times.

Early History of the Save family

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Save Spelling Variations

Spelling variations 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.

Early Notables of the Save family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Save family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Sayve settled in Virginia in 1790.

The Save 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: Velis quod prosis
Motto Translation: Aim at what you can accomplish

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