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Baughman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Swiss German Bachmann . Compare Boughman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boughman, Caughman, Laughman, Bachman, Bushman, Buchman, Broughman

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Where is the Baughman family from?

You can see how Baughman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baughman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Baughman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 111 Baughman families living in Ohio. This was about 53% of all the recorded Baughman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Baughman families in 1840.
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What did your Baughman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baughman. 19% of Baughman men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Baughman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baughman were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Baughman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baughman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baughman. 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 Cards

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Baughman. For the veterans among your Baughman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baughman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Baughman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baughman in 1943 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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