Caughey Family History

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Caughey Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh (see Mulcahy).

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


Similar surnames: Haughey, Mcgaughey, Naugher, Haughney, Carney, Calvey, Cagney, Caskey

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Caughey Family Origin

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Caughey Family Occupations

What did your Caughey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caughey. The most common Caughey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Caughey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Caughey family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Caughey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Caughey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Caughey Life Expectancy

What is the average Caughey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Caughey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Caughey in 1953 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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