Argent Family History

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Argent Name Meaning

English: from Old French argent ‘silver’, hence probably a nickname for someone with silver-gray hair, or possibly an occupational nickname for a silversmith or moneyer.

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

Similar surnames: Largent, Argento, Sargent, Parent, Targett, Gent, Brent, Avent

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Argent Family Origin

Where is the Argent family from?

Argent Family Occupations

What did your Argent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Argent. The most common Argent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Argent's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Argent family was Gun Smith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Gun Smith


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

Argent Historical Records

What Argent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Argent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Argent 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Argent. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Argent. For the veterans among your Argent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Argent Life Expectancy

What is the average Argent lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Argent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Argent in 1949 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Argent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Argent 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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