Type Surname (from nickname)
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Contributor Contrib.lilolaf on 12/28/2015
Last Editor EditorSeaHorse15 on 4/28/2019
Southern French surname, originally a nickname for a pleasant or amiable person, from a diminutive of sabor meaning "flavor, taste" (Old French saveur). The Huguenots brought this surname to England, and from there it may have been introduced to North America.