The Vigil surname comes from the word "vigil, " which is from the Latin "vigilia," meaning "wakefulness." As a surname, Vigil may have originally been a
for someone wakeful or watchful, or it may have come from the town of Vigil, in
became part of the kingdom of León on the accession of King Alfonso III in 866, and was made a principality in 1388.
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