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Savoy Family History

Savoy Name Meaning

English form of French Savoie.

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


Similar surnames: Savo, Savin, Savary, Davy, Sandy, Lavoy, Savory, Say, Laroy, Eavey

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Where is the Savoy family from?

You can see how Savoy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savoy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Savoy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 228 Savoy families living in New Brunswick. This was about 97% of all the recorded Savoy's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Savoy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savoy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Savoy. 50% of Savoy men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Cultivateur
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Savoy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Savoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savoy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Savoy. 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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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Savoy. For the veterans among your Savoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savoy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Savoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1941. The average life expectancy for Savoy in 1940 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

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