Straughn Family History

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Straughn Name Meaning

Variant of northern English Straughan.

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


Similar surnames: Straughan, Draughn, Straight, Strain, Straus, Vaughn, Strauser

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Straughn Family Origin

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Straughn Family Occupations

What did your Straughn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Straughn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Straughn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Straughn family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straughn.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Straughn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Straughn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Straughn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Straughn. 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 Straughn. For the veterans among your Straughn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Straughn Life Expectancy

What is the average Straughn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Straughn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Straughn in 1945 was 27, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Straughn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Straughn 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.

Famous Straughn Family

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