Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsSavedra, Savedre
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 2/19/2016
Derived from the place-name Saavedra and therefore signifies "descendant or son of one from Saavedra". The place-name Saavedra is located in the north western province of Lugo in Galicia, Spain and is believed to be derived from the elements "Saa" meaning "Hall" and "Vedra" (feminine) meaning "Old".