Last name: WIGNALL

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WIGNALL : This last name is indexed 21,250 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WIGNALL : English (Lancashire): habitational name from Wiggenhall (Norfolk) Wiggenholt (Sussex) Wignal a minor place near Holmes in the parish of Croston (Lancashire). The Norfolk placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga (genitive Wicgan; see Wigley) + Old English halh ‘nook corner of land’. The Sussex placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga (genitive Wicgan) + Old English holt ‘wood thicket’. The Lancashire placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga + Old English h(e)alh ‘nook corner recess’.

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