Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Savage m. Anglo-Norman savage, Anglo-Norman, Old French salvage 'savage, wild, in a state of nature', from Latin silvaticus, salvaticus 'woodland, wild'.

France
Middle French
1392 Sauvage MemBret-II col. 599, Sauvaige ibid. col. 603
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Savage". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Savage.