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Agro Family History

Agro Name Meaning

nickname for a tough individual, from agro ‘hard’, ‘bitter’ (Sicilian agru), from Latin acer. habitational name from Agrò in Sicily, named from Greek agros ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Aro, Agre, Magro, Aguero, Caro, Amaro, Lago, Agron, Sgro, Toro

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Where is the Agro family from?

You can see how Agro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Agro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Agro families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Agro's in USA. New York had the highest population of Agro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Agro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Agro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and General Sewer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Agro. 43% of Agro men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Agro women worked as a General Sewer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Agro were Baker and Finisher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Presser
    16%
  • Baker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • General Sewer
    50%
  • Finisher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Agro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 716 immigration records available for the last name Agro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 362 military records available for the last name Agro. For the veterans among your Agro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Agro lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Agro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Agro in 1960 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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