Margo Family History

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Margo Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): probably from a personal name, Margo, variant of Marco. Possibly an altered spelling of French Margot, from a pet form of the female personal name Marguerite (see Margeson).

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

Similar surnames: Mario, Mango, Maro, Marco, Marko, Marzo, Mars, Cardo, Baro, Murgo

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Margo Family Origin

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Margo Family Occupations

What did your Margo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Margo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Margo's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Margo. A less common occupation for the Margo family was Miner.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Margo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Margo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Margo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Margo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 690 immigration records available for the last name Margo. 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 Card

There are 778 military records available for the last name Margo. For the veterans among your Margo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Margo Life Expectancy

What is the average Margo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Margo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Margo in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Margo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Margo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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