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Vignes Name Meaning

French: from Old French vignes ‘vines’, a metonymic occupational name for the owner of a vineyard or a vine dresser, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Norwegian (also Vigness): habitational name from a farm name in Ryfylke; the first element is of uncertain origin, the second element is nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vine, Oines, Vigna, Viney, Viger, Hines, Viner, Vinet, Vires, Vinas

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Vignes Family Origin

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Vignes Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vignes family was Clerk. The most common Vignes occupation in the USA was Planter. 17% of Vignes's were Planters. Planter, Wine Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vignes.

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  • Planter

    17%
  • Wine Maker

    17%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%

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Vignes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vignes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vignes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vignes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vignes. For the veterans among your Vignes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vignes Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Vignes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Vignes in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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