Argento Family History

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Argento Name Meaning

Italian: from argento ‘silver’, perhaps sometimes applied as a nickname for someone with silvery gray hair, but more often a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith.

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


Similar surnames: Argent, Largent, Armento, Argenta, Armenta, Argenti, Gent, Augello

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Argento Family Origin

Where is the Argento family from?

Argento Family Occupations

What did your Argento ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Argento. 40% of Argento men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Argento women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Argento were Machine Operator and Embroidery

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Machine Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Operator
    21%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Embroidery
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Argento Historical Records

What Argento family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Draft Card

There are 631 military records available for the last name Argento. For the veterans among your Argento ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Argento Life Expectancy

What is the average Argento lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Argento life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Argento in 1947 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Argento

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Argento 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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