Argo Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): unexplained. Perhaps of the same Gaelic origin as Argue 2, or a variant of Argyle. Italian (Argò): either a variant of Agró, from Greek agros ‘field’, or a nickname from Greek argos ‘lazy’, ‘slothful’. Compare Agro.

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


Similar surnames: Agro, Arno, Margo, Urgo, Zaro, Arnot, Arel, Go, Barto, Rio

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Argo Family Origin

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Argo Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    43%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • S. Farmer

    14%
  • Saleswoman

    14%

In 1881, merchant, Farmer and S. Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Argo. The most common Argo occupation in Canada was Merchant. 43% of Argo's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Argo family was Saleswoman.

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Argo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Argo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Argo in 1950 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Argo

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