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Early Origins of the Vigna family


The surname Vigna was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Namur, a province in Belgium. The old citadel was the castle of the ancient counts of Namur. The districts include Namur, Dinant, and Philippeville. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Early History of the Vigna family

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Early History of the Vigna family


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Vigna Spelling Variations

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Vigna Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vignron, Vignon, Vigneron, Vigne, Vignes, Vigna and many more.

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Early Notables of the Vigna family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Vigna family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vigna family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Vigna family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vigna Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gabriel Vigna, who settled in New Orleans in 1857
  • Gabriel Vigna, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1857 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vigna (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vigna (post 1700)


  • John Vigna, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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