Argent records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Argent family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

Country Collection
Globe Global records search results for the Argent family.
USA US records search results for the Argent family.
UK UK records search results for the Argent family.
Canada Canadian records search results for the Argent family.
Australia Australian records search results for the Argent family.

Ask a Question

Looking for information on a Argent in your family tree? Why not post a question here -

Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Argent surname or get a copy of the Argent family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ARGENT. From Argent or Argentan in France. In an undated charter of the reign of David n the lands of Lethbertsheills forfeited by William Lundie were bestowed upon Adam Argente (RMS., i, App. n, 875), and in April 1370 there is a confirmation by the same rang of a charter by Adam de Argent (mis-spelled Salver in the British Museum MS.) to Marjory his spouse of the land of Lethberde schelis with pertinents (RMS., i, 320). By a charter of Robert n dated 19th day of March in the sixth year of the king's reign (1377) the lands of Lethberdschelis with pertinents in the constabulary of Lynlithcu, resigned by Ade de Argent, were bestowed upon Robert, earl of Fife and Meneteth (ibid., i, 571). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. If you are lucky then you may find some previously undiscovered Argent ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

Unlock your DNAHave you reached a brick wall in your Argent Tree?

Visit our Argent DNA page to find out more.

Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Argent Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Argent Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Argent family tree.

Search Argent Parish Records at Find My Past.

Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Argent family using the FreeBMD database.

Study Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Argent family records.

Look at MyHeritage for Argent family data.

Study the LDS Database for records of the Argent family.

Research the Argent surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Argent Military records.

Argent Genealogy Databases

Study WikiTree for user contributed Argent family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Argent data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Investigate MyTrees for information on the Argent family and people looking to contact living Argent relations.

Study GENi for Argent family records.

Look at One Great Family for Argent records submitted by people who are already researching the Argent Genealogy .

Find your Irish Argent relatives on

Argent Forums

Research the Argent surname using forums .

Miscellaneous Argent Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Argent family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Argent surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Argent

Wikipedia Rod Argent (born Rodney Terence Argent, 14 June 1945, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England) was a founding member of the 1959 English pop group The Zombies and the 1970s band Argent.
Wikipedia Edward Arthur Argent (6 February 1898 ? 20 July 1968) was an English cricketer who played two first-class matches, both for Worcestershire in the space of a few days in 1928.