Vignes Family History

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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

What did your Vignes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Travelling Musician and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vignes. 40% of Vignes men worked as a Travelling Musician and 60% of Vignes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vignes were Motor Driver H W and None

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Travelling Musician
  • Bank Trustee Officer
  • Master Builder
  • Motor Driver H W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Cutter
  • None

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

Vignes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 953 immigration records available for the last name Vignes. 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 322 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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