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Gender: Male Meaning of Argus: "watchful guardian" Origin of Argus: Greek

The name Argus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "watchful guardian". Argus and is often added to lists like Names from Harry Potter and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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In mythology, a creature with a hundred eyes, making it a better name for a camera than a baby.

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Pop Culture References for the name Argus

Argus Panoptes ("All-Eyes"), Greek mythological giant with a hundred eyes
Argus, son of Zeus (or Phoroneus) and Niobe
Argus, son of Arestor, builder of the ship Argo in the tale of the Argonauts
Argus, the eldest son of Phrixus and Chalciope
Argus or Argos, faithful dog of Odysseus
Argus or Argeus, King of Argos, son of Megapenthes
Argus, one of Actaeon's dogs
Argus Filch, character in the Harry Potter series