Saville Family History

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Saville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in northern France, of which the identity is not clear. It is probably Sainville in Eure-et-Loire, so called from Old French saisne ‘Saxon’ + ville ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Neville, Deville, Scoville, Banville, Carville, Havill, Keville

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Saville Family Origin

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Saville Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Saville family was Labourer. The most common Saville occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Saville's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saville.

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Saville Historical Records

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Saville Life Expectancy

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