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Origin and popularity of the name WIGGIN


Wiggin : English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Wigein from Old Breton Uuicon derived from uuic ‘battle’. The personal name was introduced into England at the Norman Conquest. The most common variant of the surname in the US is Wiggins.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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