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Caughey Family History

Caughey Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’).reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh (see Mulcahy).

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

66,956 Historical Documents with Caughey on Ancestry
14,521 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,333 Military Records
2,595 Immigration Records
14,989 Census and Voter Lists
32,518 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Caughey Families

  • Number of Caughey families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Caughey families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Caughey census records

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Caughey Family Origin

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Caughey Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Caughey Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Caughey census records

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Military Service by Caughey

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