Igo Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: unexplained. Hungarian (Igó): from a pet form of the personal name Ignác, a vernacular form of Ignatius (see Ignacio).

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

Similar surnames: Rigo, Pino, Go, Igou, Igoe, Elo, Rao, Meo, Lio, Mingo

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Igo Family Origin

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Igo Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Igo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Igo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Igo family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Igo.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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Igo Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Igo Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Igo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Igo in 1951 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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