Traughber Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Traughber Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Tragbar, which may perhaps be from the personal name Dragbert, composed of Germanic dragan ‘to roam’, which could have become confused with Drake later on.

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


Similar surnames: Traugh, Mauger, Ranger, Trauger, Tauber, Taucher, Laughter, Taugher

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Traughber Family Origin

Where is the Traughber family from?

Traughber Family Occupations

What did your Traughber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Traughber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Traughber's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Work and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Traughber. A less common occupation for the Traughber family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Traughber | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    73%
  • Farm Work

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Traughber Historical Records

What Traughber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Traughber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Traughber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Traughber

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Traughber. 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.

View all Traughber immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Traughber. For the veterans among your Traughber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Traughber military records

You've only scratched the surface of Traughber family history.

Traughber Life Expectancy

What is the average Traughber lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Traughber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Traughber in 1956 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Traughber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Traughber 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 Traughber Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name