Vigo Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Vigo, notably the one in Pontevedra province, Galicia, named from vigo ‘village’ (from Latin vicus).

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


Similar surnames: Vito, Vega, Lago, Mino, Vigna, Dugo, Rio, Lugo, Voge, Visco

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Vigo Family Origin

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Vigo Family Occupations

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  • Army Officers Wife

    20%
  • Fishmonger

    20%
  • Fishmonger Employ 6 Men & 1 Clerk

    20%
  • Painter

    20%

In 1881, Army Officers Wife, Fishmonger and Fishmonger Employ 6 Men & 1 Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vigo. The most common Vigo occupation in the UK was Army Officers Wife. 20% of Vigo's were Army Officers Wifes. A less common occupation for the Vigo family was Painter.

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Vigo Historical Records

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Vigo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Vigo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vigo in 1952 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vigo

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