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Savage Family History

Savage Name Meaning
English and Scottish: nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English, Old French salvage, sauvage ‘untamed’ (Late Latin salvaticus literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’, influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural).Irish: generally of English origin (it was taken to County Down in the 12th century), this name has also sometimes been adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Sabháin, the name of a small south Munster sept, which was earlier Anglicized as O’Savin (see Savin).Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Savich.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Savage Families

  • Number of Savage families
     335 - 667
     112 - 334
     1 - 111
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Savage families
     884 - 1,765
     295 - 883
     1 - 294
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Savage families
     124 - 246
     42 - 123
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Savage Family Origin

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Savage Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Savage

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Savage Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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