occupational in origin, being derived from the trade or profession pursued by the original bearer of the name. The surname Viljoen was originally an occupational name for a watchman, from the Old French "veille," from the Latin "vigilia" meaning "watch, wakefulness."
Early Origins of the Viljoen family
Early History of the Viljoen family
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Viljoen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vellon, Villon, Viljoen, Villot, Veillot, Veillet and others.
Early Notables of the Viljoen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Viljoen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Viljoen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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