Last name: LAVIGNE

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LAVIGNE : This last name is indexed 450,709 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LAVIGNE : French:: 1: from Old French vi(g)ne ‘vineyard’ (from Latin vinea a derivative of vinum ‘wine’) hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a vineyard or a metonymic occupational name for a vine dresser or the owner of a vineyard (compare Vigne). It is formed with fused feminine definite article la.2: habitational name from any of numerous places in various parts of France called Lavigne or La Vigne named with vi(g)ne ‘vineyard’ (see 1 above).3: soldier's name from la vigne ‘the vine’. Compare Lavene Lavine and Levine.

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