Early Origins of the Savon family
Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1372 when they held lands.
Early History of the Savon family
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Savon Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Savon has been spelled many different ways, including Saffin, Safin, Saffen, Savin, Saven and others.
Early Notables of the Savon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Savon family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Savons to arrive in North America:
Savon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Savon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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