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Arco Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Arco in the provinces of Cáceres, Pontevedra, Santander, and Salamanca, or a topographic name from arco ‘archway’. Italian: metonymic occupational name for a bow maker or bowman, from arco ‘bow’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Arco Felice in Naples province.

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


Similar surnames: Barco, Arce, Aro, Parco, Cardo, Arcos, Arceo, Rio, Arno, Marco

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Arco Family Origin

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Arco Family Occupations

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Arco Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Arco Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Arco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Arco in 1955 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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