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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageEnglish

Meaning & History

English nickname meaning "wild, uncouth", derived from Old French salvage or sauvage meaning "untamed", ultimately from Latin silvaticus meaning "wild, from the woods".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSauvage, Sauvageau, Sauvageon, Sauvageot French Salvaggi, Salvatici, Selvaggio Italian
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute