Savoie Family History

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Savoie Name Meaning

French: regional name from the region (former kingdom) of Savoy, French Savoie. This was consolidated in the 11th century by Count Humbert the White-handed, feudal lord of the kingdom of Arles. His descendants formed the great European noble house of Savoy, with large holdings in France, Switzerland, and Italy. Piedmont was closely connected with Savoy as early as the 11th century, since Humbert acquired a number of possessions there through marriage.

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

Similar surnames: Savoia, Lavoie, Savage, Savin, Sabot, Salmi, Salois, Savoy, Savel

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Savoie Family Origin

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Savoie Family Occupations

What did your Savoie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Savoie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Savoie's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Savoie. A less common occupation for the Savoie family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planter

  • Keeping House


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Savoie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Savoie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savoie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Savoie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Savoie. For the veterans among your Savoie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Savoie Life Expectancy

What is the average Savoie lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Savoie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Savoie in 1946 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Savoie

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