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Savas Family History

Savas Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Sav(v)as, New Testament Greek Sabbas, a derivative of Sabbaton ‘Sabbath’, ‘Saturday’. This name was borne by several saints and martyrs venerated in the Eastern Church, in particular a hermit (439–532) in Palestine, prominent in theological debates of his day.

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

Similar surnames: Sava, Sabat, Papas, Sawa, Savin, Ladas, Salvas, Navas, Savasta, Sarah

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Where is the Savas family from?

You can see how Savas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savas family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Savas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Savas families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Savas's in the UK. London had the highest population of Savas families in 1891.
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What did your Savas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Savas. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Savas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 538 military records available for the last name Savas. For the veterans among your Savas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savas lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Savas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Savas in 1945 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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