Vaghn Family History

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Vaghn Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hagen, Fagan, Hahn, Pagan, Sagan, Ahn, Agin, Kahn, Hagan, Magin

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Vaghn Family Origin

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Vaghn Family Occupations

What did your Vaghn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vaghn occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Vaghn's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vaghn. A less common occupation for the Vaghn family was Keeping House.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vaghn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vaghn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 448 census records available for the last name Vaghn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaghn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 15 immigration records available for the last name Vaghn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 23 military records available for the last name Vaghn. For the veterans among your Vaghn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaghn Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaghn lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaghn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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