How did de Jean Savoie become Rainey

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his name can be Savoie dit Rainey or Rainier

or Rainey, Rainier dit Savoie

 

check it , that's happens often in Québec. His was orphelin an a sister who married a

Rainey or Rainier  take care of him. That's why we have a lot of ''dit ''in Québec. The church accept the new name or one of them in the children name for some generation.In same family you can have up to 3 differents family name. Here we have Savoie, Rainey or Rainier, Savoie dit Rainey orRainier, Reiny dit Savoie. The spelling change too wih the prononciation et the priest write it. Prononciation french and english.
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