The Savigny surname was derived from one of several places so named in various parts of France.
Early Origins of the Savigny family
The surname Savigny was first found in Lorraine
, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nancy and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Savigny family
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Savigny Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sauvagney, Savigny, Sauvigney, Savignan and others.
Early Notables of the Savigny family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Savigny family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Savigny, who came to Philadelphia in 1774; George and John Savigny, who were both recorded in the census of Ontario of 1871; as well as N. Savigny, who arrived in Quebec in 1885..
Contemporary Notables of the name Savigny (post 1700)
- William Horacio De Savigny (b. 1860), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Matagalpa, 1905-14, 1916-27 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) William Savigny. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html