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Davignon Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e), denoting someone from Avignon in Vaucluse. The place name is said to be derived from an obscure pre-Roman element, ab-en, + the Latin suffix -ionem.

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


Similar surnames: Davino, Lavigne, Wagnon, Savignano, Davidson, Carignan, Avino, Dinan

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Davignon Family Origin

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Davignon Family Occupations

What did your Davignon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Davignon family was Carpenter. Laborer, Blacksmith and Blind were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davignon. The most common Davignon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Davignon's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Blind

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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Davignon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Davignon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davignon 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 Davignon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Davignon. For the veterans among your Davignon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davignon Life Expectancy

What is the average Davignon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Davignon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Davignon in 1953 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davignon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davignon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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