Caughell Family History

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Caughell Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized spelling of Gaelic Ó Cathail (see Cahill).

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


Similar surnames: Haughey, Naugher, Caughey, Caufield, Cardell, Daughety, Cadwell

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Caughell Family Origin

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Caughell Family Occupations

What did your Caughell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caughell family was Sailor. The most common Caughell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Caughell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping Hotel and Master Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caughell.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping Hotel

    14%
  • Master Mariner

    14%
  • Sailor

    14%

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

Caughell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Caughell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caughell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Caughell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Caughell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Caughell. For the veterans among your Caughell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caughell Life Expectancy

What is the average Caughell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Caughell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caughell in 1963 was 87, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caughell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caughell 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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