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Davignon Family History

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

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9,747 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
798 Military Records
413 Immigration Records
6,210 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Davignon Families

  • Number of Davignon families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Davignon families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Davignon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Davignon Family Origin

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Davignon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Davignon

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Davignon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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