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The Sevin surname is a habitational name taken from a place in Ille-et-Vilaine.

Sevin Early Origins



The surname Sevin was first found in Brittany where this distinguished family held a family seat.

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Sevin Spelling Variations


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Sevin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: SÚvin, SÚvine, SÚvignÚ, SÚvnet, SÚvnier, SÚvne and many more.

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Sevin Early History


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Sevin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sevin research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1623, 1651, 1626, 1696, 1646 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Sevin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sevin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sevin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sevin 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:

Sevin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Sevin, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Francois Sevin, aged 19, landed in New Orleans, La in 1785

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sevin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sevin (post 1700)



  • Jacques Sevin (1882-1951), French Jesuit, the founder of Catholic scouting
  • Hector SÚvin (1852-1916), French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Lyon
  • Major General Joseph Marie Xavier de SÚvin (1894-1963), French World War I flying ace credited with twelve aerial victories, Mentioned in Dispatches seven times, recipient of the Order of the British Empire

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Sevin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Sevin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sevin 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 6 September 2013 at 12:17.

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