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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : habitational name from a place in Novion-Porcien (Ardennes), so named from the Germanic personal name Wanio.
  • Northern French : from a diminutive of Wagneur, an occupational name for a farmer, from French gagneur, Walloon and Picard wagneu(r) ‘farmer’. Compare Gagnon.

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