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This Olde English name has two possible derivations, the first being from the Breton personal name "Wincon" or "Uuicon" which was introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066. The name means "worthy" and "high", or "noble". The second origin is from another personal name, this time of Germanic origin and also introduced by the Normans, "Wigant", meaning "Warrior", from the verb "Wigan", to fight. The personal name is first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Wighen" and in 1163 as "Wigein". The surname development has included "Wygen" (1297, Cornwall) and "Wiggans" or "Wiggins (1752, Yorkshire)...

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Arthur Anderson III

Looking for Wiggins from either West Virginia or Virginia - my Grandfather was a Wiggins in Keystone WVA rumor has it he was only 1st Gen or 2nd gen American from England and was an amazing Baseball Player Professional. I cannot trace his side of the family who I was told came from England. My DNA test reveals I have MANY DNA relatives in London. There is little information. Looking for anyone who may be connected to his side. He passed around 1972-1973 when I was about 4. Never knew him and would love to find more family.

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Homer Wiggins

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My name is Homer Wiggins. I love  doing geneaology and have traced my family back to my ancestor Thomas Wiggins who came from England to the Virginia colonies in the 1600s.
My family later moved to North Carolina then to Alabama where I was born and raised. Im back full circle in Virginia where I now reside.
Would love to find out where in England my ancestor came from  when he boarded a ship called Primrose to Barbados then to Virginia.
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Gary Wlggins

Looking for Wiggins family relatives born around Young NSW

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