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Savoie Early Origins



The surname Savoie was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where bearers of Savoie 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.

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Savoie Spelling Variations


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Savoie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Savoie, Savoy, Savoye, Savoyier, Savois, Savoyard, Savoyart and many more.

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Savoie Early History


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Savoie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Savoie research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1383, 1416, 1418, 1451, and 1528 are included under the topic Early Savoie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Savoie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Savoie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Savoie 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 were:

Savoie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Savoie, who along with his wife Marie-Josephe and their four children were on record in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1763

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Contemporary Notables of the name Savoie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Savoie (post 1700)



  • Nicky John Savoie (b. 1973), American former NFL football tight end who played for the New Orleans Saints in 1997
  • Matthew Savoie (b. 1980), American Olympic figure skater, three-time U.S. bronze medalist
  • Fernand Savoie, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 80th District, 1977
  • Clarence J. Savoie, American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950
  • Hidulphe A. Savoie (b. 1873), Canadian general merchant and politician in New Brunswick who represented Northumberland County (1930-1948)
  • Réjean Savoie (b. 1952), Canadian businessman and former politician in New Brunswick who represented Miramichi Bay (1999-2003)
  • Glen Savoie, Canadian politician in New Brunswick
  • Christian Savoie (b. 1976), Canadian strongman competitor, Canada's Strongest Man 2009, 2010 and North America's Strongest Man 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Denise Savoie (b. 1943), Canadian politician from Manitoba, Deputy Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons (2011-2012)
  • René Savoie (b. 1896), Swiss Olympic ice hockey player who played at the 1920 and 1924 Winter Olympics
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The Savoie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Savoie 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 4 November 2015 at 09:59.

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