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What does the name Don mean and where does it come from

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May 5, 2011

Don is a masculine given name In the Irish language and a short form of another masculine given name in the English language. The Irish name is derived from the Irish donn; the name can either mean “brown”, or “chief”, “noble”. The Irish name is a variant spelling of Donn. The English name is unrelated to the Irish name....
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Wiggins – Son of Wigand – High and Noble

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February 9, 2011
Wiggins – Son of Wigand – High and Noble

The ancient and distinguished surname Wiggins indicates “son of Wigand,” a personal name derived from the Breton name “Wiucon,” meaning “high and noble.” This name was introduced into England at the time of the Norman Conquest of 1066 Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiggin, Wiggins, Wigan, Wigans, Wiegand, Wigand, Wigens and many more. First found in the...
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Charles Louis Wiggins (My Uncle I never met.)

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December 23, 2010
Charles Louis Wiggins (My Uncle I never met.)

Charles Louis Wiggins Fire Control Technician First Class UNITED STATES NAVY Charles Louis Wiggins was born on December 7, 1933, in El Paso, Tex. He was an “A” student at Central High School where he was graduated at age 16. While in school, Charles was on the swimming team and earned many awards in...
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