Lagos Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Lagos, especially in Galicia. Greek: nickname for a timid person or a fast runner, from Greek lagos ‘hare’, or a reduced form of a patronymic based on such a nickname, such as Lagoudakis.

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


Similar surnames: Lago, Lazos, Banos, Matos, Lage, Lemos, Lugo, Dragos, Manos, Makos

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Lagos Family Origin

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Lagos Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Lagos occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Lagos's were Farm Laborers.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Lagos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lagos in 1962 was 77, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lagos

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