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Argus Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Argus is often difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Argus may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Argus Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Argus come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Argus come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Argus Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Argus were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Argus. Surnames like Argus vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over the years. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Argus name are important to understanding the history of the name.

Last names similar to Argus

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