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Gargaro Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from the Greek stem gargar- denoting either a ‘babbling’ or ‘clear’ stream of water or ‘gargling’. Only the latter sense is attested as a vocabulary word in southern Italian Greek.

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


Similar surnames: Gargano, Magaro, Zangari, Parlato, Argiro, Vardaro, Ongaro, Galgano

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Where is the Gargaro family from?

You can see how Gargaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gargaro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gargaro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Gargaro family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Gargaro's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Gargaro families in 1880.
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What did your Gargaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labor and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gargaro. 24% of Gargaro men worked as a Labor and 100% of Gargaro women worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Labor
    24%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Barber
    16%
  • Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gargaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gargaro 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Gargaro. 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 233 military records available for the last name Gargaro. For the veterans among your Gargaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gargaro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gargaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gargaro in 1945 was 27, and 86 in 2004.

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