The name Fargo is primarily a gender-neutral name of Spanish origin that means From The Fenced Pasture.Spanish surname, variation of Varga/Vargas. Hut, sloped or fenced pasture which becomes waterlogged in winter. Place name: Fargo, North Dakota. Also the name of a Movie and Television series. A character on the 1970’s version of “The Electric Company,” played by Skip Hinnant. Character name from the movie “The Sting 2,” played by Jackie Gleason.