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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


Similar surnames: Sauvage, Salvage, Ramage, Sage, Salge, Ladage, Savant, Schrage, Slape

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Savage Family Origin

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Savage Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Savage occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Savage's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Savage family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Savage.

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Savage Historical Records

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Savage Life Expectancy

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