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Argus

What does Argus mean?

Argus Pronunciation of Argus [ar-gus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Argus is "vigilant guardian". Greek mythology: a creature with 100 eyes, who was later changed into a peacock with eyes on its tail-feathers.

Associated with: greek, guardian (defender), mythology.

Variations

Argus has 1 variant: Argos.

Creative forms:
(male) Arigus, Avgus, ..

(female) Argusa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Argus Jiovanni (A.J.), ..

How popular is Argus?

Argus is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#58130 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Argus has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Argus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Argus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Argus is alike in pronunciation to Yorgos. Other recommended names are Aegeus, Aengus, Aigeus, Aldus, Algis, Altus, Angus, Anngus (see Angus), Ares, Aries, Aris, Arius, Arjun, Arles, Arris, Artur, Artus, Arun, Arvis, August, Fergus, Lugus, Magus and Ursus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Argus.

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