Paugh Family History

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Paugh Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pach.

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

Similar surnames: Baugh, Spaugh, Gaugh, Prugh, Raught, Haught, Page, Pauly, Haugh, Pash

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Paugh Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Paugh name?

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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Paugh Family Origin

Where is the Paugh family from?

Paugh Family Occupations

What did your Paugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paugh family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paugh. The most common Paugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Paugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


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

Paugh Historical Records

What Paugh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Paugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paugh 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 385 immigration records available for the last name Paugh. 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 Paugh. For the veterans among your Paugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Paugh lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Paugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Paugh in 1945 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paugh 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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