Meaning and Origin of: Argue

Family name origins & meanings

  • Americanized form of French Argoud or Argaud (from the Germanic personal name Argwald ‘fierce governor’) or Argoux (from the Germanic personal name Argwulf ‘raging wolf’).
  • Irish : probably from Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhearga ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Fearga’. In Ireland this name is found mainly in Co. Cavan and may also appear as McIlhargy (seeMcHargue).