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Vaughan Family History

Vaughan Name Meaning
Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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

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Name Distribution of Vaughan Families

  • Number of Vaughan families
     266 - 530
     89 - 265
     1 - 88
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vaughan families
     647 - 1,292
     216 - 646
     1 - 215
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Vaughan families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Vaughan Family Origin

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Vaughan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Vaughan

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Vaughan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Vaughan Civil War Service Records

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