Rego Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal and Galicia called Rego, named with rego ‘ditch’, ‘channel’, ‘furrow’. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name with the first element ragin ‘counsel’ + guda ‘god’, or goda ‘good’, or gauta ‘Goth’. Dutch: variant of Rega 2. Hungarian (Rego): occupational name for a musician or poet, from rege ‘song’, ‘tale’.

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


Similar surnames: Rega, Rago, Dugo, Rigo, Rio, Wege, Hege, Rao, Rehm, Reo

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Rego Family Origin

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Rego Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cigar Manuf.

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Fruiterer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rego family was Fruiterer. The most common Rego occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rego's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Manuf. and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rego.

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Rego Historical Records

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Rego Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Rego life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rego in 1942 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rego

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