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Vignola Family History

Vignola Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place named Vignola. There is a sizeable place of this name in Modena province, but the surname is more likely to have arisen from a minor place elsewhere, since in Emilia-Romangna, as in Lombardy, Tuscany, and various other regions, surnames from place names ending in a vowel are invariably regularized to -i.

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


Similar surnames: Vignali, Vigna, Mignogna, Vinal, Vigneau, Vila, Wignall, Sippola

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Where is the Vignola family from?

You can see how Vignola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vignola family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Vignola families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 90 Vignola families living in Quebec. This was about 98% of all the recorded Vignola's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Vignola families in 1911.
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What did your Vignola ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Vignola. 75% of Vignola men worked as a Cultivateur.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    75%
  • Journalier
    15%
  • Cultvatur
    10%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 791 immigration records available for the last name Vignola. 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 Cards

There are 465 military records available for the last name Vignola. For the veterans among your Vignola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vignola lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vignola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vignola in 1952 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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