Faught Family History

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Faught Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vogt.

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

Similar surnames: Vaught, Fought, Raught, Vought, Gaugh, Rought, Flaugh, Haught, Baugh

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Faught Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Faught name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Faught. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Faught Family Origin

Where is the Faught family from?

Faught Family Occupations

What did your Faught ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faught. A less common occupation for the Faught family was Farm Laborer. The most common Faught occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Faught's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Faught Historical Records

What Faught family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Faught. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faught 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 579 immigration records available for the last name Faught. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Faught. For the veterans among your Faught ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faught Life Expectancy

What is the average Faught lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Faught life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Faught in 1953 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faught

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faught 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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