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Selvaggio Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for an unruly or uncouth person, from selvaggio, earlier salvaggio, ‘wild’, ‘savage’, or an occupational or status name for someone who lived and worked in the woods, isolated from urban or village life, from a Late Latin derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’, influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. ‘natural’.

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

Similar surnames: Salvaggio, Selvaggi, Silverio, Silvano, Silvio, Maggio, Sylvain

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Selvaggio Family Origin

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Selvaggio Family Occupations

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Selvaggio Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Selvaggio Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Selvaggio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Selvaggio in 1962 was 24, and 79 in 2004.

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