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Vigil Family History

Vigil Name Meaning
Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Vixil, a habitational name from a place named Vixil in the district of Consejo de Siero, Asturies.

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

261,173 Historical Documents with Vigil on Ancestry.com
56,544 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,206 Military Records
1,699 Immigration Records
35,483 Census and Voter Lists
159,241 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vigil Families

  • Number of Vigil families
     292 - 581
     98 - 291
     1 - 97
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vigil last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vigil census records

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Vigil Family Origin

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Vigil Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vigil

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Vigil Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vigil census records

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Vigil Civil War Service Records

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