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Silvain Early Origins



The surname Silvain was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, 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 the Vienne 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.

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Silvain Spelling Variations


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Silvain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Savant, Sauvan, Sauvent, Sauvain, Sauvanelle, Sauvanet, Sauvannon, Silvain, Sylvain, Silvan and many more.

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Silvain Early History


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Silvain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silvain research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silvain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Silvain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Silvain Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Silvain Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Silvain, aged 35, arrived in Louisiana in 1797

Silvain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lebauda Silvain, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Silvain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Silvain 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 25 February 2014 at 11:43.

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