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Caughey Family History

Caughey Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’).reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh (see Mulcahy).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

64,524 Historical Documents with Caughey on Ancestry.com
14,200 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,235 Military Records
2,589 Immigration Records
14,968 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Caughey Families

  • Number of Caughey families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Caughey families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Caughey families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Caughey Family Origin

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Caughey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Caughey

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Caughey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Caughey Civil War Service Records

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