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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,670 people named Gaughan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Gaughan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,343 people named Gaughan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,150
  • For 677 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Gaughan families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 147 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Irish Free State