Baugh Family History

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Baugh Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh Bach. Americanized form of German Bach.

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

Similar surnames: Ebaugh, Bugh, Haugh, Gaugh, Paugh, Blough, Raught, Bauch, Bough

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Baugh Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baugh name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baugh. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Baugh Family Origin

Where is the Baugh family from?

Baugh Family Occupations

What did your Baugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baugh family was Farm Laborer. The most common Baugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Baugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baugh.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Baugh Historical Records

What Baugh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Baugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baugh 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Baugh. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Baugh. For the veterans among your Baugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Baugh lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Baugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Baugh in 1943 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baugh 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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