Gaugh Family History

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Gaugh Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGaugh. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Gach or Gauch.

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

Similar surnames: Baugh, Gough, Paugh, Vaugh, Haugh, Bough, Vaught, Gasch, Raught

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Gaugh Family Origin

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Gaugh Family Occupations

What did your Gaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaugh. The most common Gaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gaugh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaugh family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Book Binder

  • Carpenter


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

Gaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaugh 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 698 immigration records available for the last name Gaugh. 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 918 military records available for the last name Gaugh. For the veterans among your Gaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaugh lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gaugh in 1959 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaugh 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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