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Vigue Surname Meaning

Altered form of French Canadian Veilleux . In some cases possibly also southern French (Vigué): variant of Viguié a status name and occupational name for a judicial officer from Old French viguier (see Viger ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Viger, Pique, Pigue, Vine, Vieux, Dague, Vignes, Argue, Viau, Gue

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Where is the Vigue family from?

You can see how Vigue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vigue family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vigue families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Vigue families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Vigue's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Vigue families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vigue surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vigue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vigue. 24% of Vigue men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Vigue women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vigue were Weaver and Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Weaver
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vigue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vigue 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 612 immigration records available for the last name Vigue. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 839 military records available for the last name Vigue. For the veterans among your Vigue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vigue lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Vigue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Vigue in 1956 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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