Traugh Family History

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Traugh Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Drach or alternatively of South German Trauch, a metonymic occupational name for a trapper, from Middle High German druch ‘trap for game’.

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

Similar surnames: Traub, Rauch, Rauth, Traut, Arbaugh, Trausch, Strauch, Traum, Brough

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Traugh Family Origin

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Traugh Family Occupations

What did your Traugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Traugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Traugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Traugh. A less common occupation for the Traugh family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner


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

Traugh Historical Records

What Traugh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Traugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Traugh 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Traugh. 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 294 military records available for the last name Traugh. For the veterans among your Traugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Traugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Traugh lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Traugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Traugh in 1962 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Traugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Traugh 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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