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Argo Family History

Argo Name Meaning
Scottish (Aberdeen): unexplained. Perhaps of the same Gaelic origin as Argue 2, or a variant of Argyle.Italian (Argò): either a variant of Agró, from Greek agros ‘field’, or a nickname from Greek argos ‘lazy’, ‘slothful’. Compare Agro.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

106,474 Historical Documents with Argo on Ancestry.com
20,354 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,708 Military Records
1,237 Immigration Records
15,798 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Argo Families

  • Number of Argo families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Argo families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Argo families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Argo Family Origin

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Argo Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Argo

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Argo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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