Vig Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name of unknown meaning. Hungarian: from Hungarian víg ‘happy’, ‘cheerful’, hence a nickname for a funny or happy-go-lucky person. Norwegian and Danish: variant spelling of Vik.

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


Similar surnames: Virag, Vix, Vik, Vis, Via, Feig, Vida, Vigh, Lio, Vas

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Vig Family Origin

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Vig Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Vig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Vig's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vig.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Vig Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Vig Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Vig in 1962 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

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