Vaughan Family History

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Vaughan Name Meaning

Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Baughan, Faughnan, Gargan, Mccaughan, Gaughran, Haughton, Pagan

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Vaughan Family Origin

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Vaughan Family Occupations

What did your Vaughan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vaughan family was Farm Laborer. The most common Vaughan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Vaughan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaughan.

View Census data for Vaughan | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Vaughan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vaughan Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaughan lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vaughan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vaughan in 1941 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaughan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaughan 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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