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  1. Camargo (municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Camargo

Camargo was born in 1663. He breathed his last breath in 1733.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Camargo

Christian Camargo is an actor, film producer, writer, film director, producer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to 1996. Christian was given the name Christian Minnick on July 7th, 1971 in New York City. Christian is also known as Minnick and Christian.


Victoria Wyndham is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1967. Victoria was given the name Victoria Camargo on May 22nd, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Igor de Camargo is a soccer player for the K.R.C. Genk, K. Beringen-Heusden-Zolder, RWDM Brussels FC, Standard Liège, Borussia Mönchengladbach, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, and Belgium national football team. Igor was born on May 12th, 1983 in Porto Feliz. Igor is also known as Camargo and Igor Albert Rinck de Diver.


María Elisa Camargo is an actress, singer, model, and dancer. She has been prominent since 2003. María was born María Elisa Camargo on December 21st, 1985 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.


Alberto Lleras Camargo was a President of Colombia, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Minister of National Education of Colombia, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, Minister of Government of Colombia, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Colombia). His career lasted from 1958 to 1962. Alberto was born on July 3rd, 1906 in Bogotá. He passed away on January 4th, 1990.


Miguel Camargo is a soccer player for the Chorrillo F.C., C.D. Águila, and Panama national football team. Miguel was born on September 5th, 1993 in Panama City.


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Popularity of Camargo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Camargo U.S.
  White 10.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Camargo

People with the last name Camargo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Camargo

  • How Popular is the name Camargo? As a last name Camargo was the 3,689th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Camargo? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Camargo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Camargo: Your name in reverse order is Ogramac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raogmca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Camargo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,626 people with the last name Camargo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Camargo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Camargo as their last name.

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