Vaughters Family History

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Vaughters Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German or Dutch Wachter.

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

Similar surnames: Vaughter, Laughter, Laughner, Achter, Raught, Taugher, Baugher

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Vaughters Family Origin

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Vaughters Family Occupations

What did your Vaughters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farmer And Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vaughters. The most common Vaughters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Vaughters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vaughters family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer And Physician

  • Laborer


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Vaughters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vaughters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaughters 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Vaughters. 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 183 military records available for the last name Vaughters. For the veterans among your Vaughters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaughters Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vaughters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vaughters in 1945 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

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