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Spelling variations of this family name include: Savoie, Savoy, Savoye, Savoyier, Savois, Savoyard, Savoyart and many more.
First found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where bearers of Savoia have been a prominent family for centuries, and the house of Savoy was a noble family seated with lands and manor. The founder of the family was Humbert I, who held the county of Savoy and some surrounding regions in the eleventh century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Savoia research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1383, 1416, 1418, 1451, and 1528 are included under the topic Early Savoia History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Savoia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Aman Savoy and his wife, who were Acadians who arrived in South Carolina in 1763; Jean Savoy, who was a Huguenot immigrant to Delaware in 1700; Martha Savoy, who arrived in Maryland in 1673.
The Savoia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Savoia 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.
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