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Wigginton Early Origins



The surname Wigginton was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Lennerlyde.

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Wigginton Spelling Variations


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Wigginton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wigston, Wigeton, Wiggeton, Wiggstone, Wigstone, Wigton, Wixton, Wickston, Wigginton, Wiggington, Wiginton, Wigginton, Wiginston, Wigingston and many more.

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Wigginton Early History


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Wigginton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wigginton research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1404 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Wigginton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wigginton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wigginton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wigginton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wigginton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Wigginton, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [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)

Wigginton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • P. W. Wigginton, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Peter W. Wigginton, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1909
  • George I. Wigginton, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Margarethe Wigginton, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Grace Wigginton, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wigginton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • George Wigginton, who landed in Prince Edward Island in 1817

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigginton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigginton (post 1700)



  • Brooks "Eliot" Wigginton (b. 1942), American writer, best known for his Foxfire books
  • Ron Wigginton (b. 1944), American artist and landscape architect
  • Ty Wigginton (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball player
  • Peter D. Wigginton (1839-1890), American politician
  • Peter Dinwiddie Wigginton (1839-1890), American politician, Representative from California 4th District, 1875-77, 1878-79; Candidate for Governor of California, 1886 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Randy Wigginton, one of Apple Computer's first employees, creator of MacWrite and Full Impact

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Wigginton Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  11. ...

The Wigginton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wigginton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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