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Straughan Family History

Straughan Name Meaning
Northern English (Northumbria and the Northeast): variant of Scottish Strachan.

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

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Name Distribution of Straughan Families

  • Number of Straughan families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Straughan families
     223 - 443
     75 - 222
     1 - 74
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Straughan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Straughan Family Origin

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Straughan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Straughan

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Straughan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Straughan census records

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Straughan Civil War Service Records

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