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Rego Family History

Rego Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal and Galicia called Rego, named with rego ‘ditch’, ‘channel’, ‘furrow’.Dutch: from a Germanic personal name with the first element ragin ‘counsel’ + guda ‘god’, or goda ‘good’, or gauta ‘Goth’.Dutch: variant of Rega 2.Hungarian (Rego): occupational name for a musician or poet, from rege ‘song’, ‘tale’.

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

58,902 Historical Documents with Rego on Ancestry.com
28,611 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,315 Military Records
6,475 Immigration Records
8,801 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rego Families

  • Number of Rego families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rego families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rego families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rego census records

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Rego Family Origin

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Rego Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rego

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Rego Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rego census records

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Rego Civil War Service Records

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