Caughey Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Haughey, Mcgaughey, Naugher, Haughney, Carney, Calvey, Cagney, Caskey

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Caughey Family Origin

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Caughey Family Occupations

What did your Caughey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Coal Miner and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caughey. The most common Caughey occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Caughey's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Caughey family was Butcher.

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  • Annuitant

  • Coal Miner

  • Architect

  • Butcher


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

Caughey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Caughey Life Expectancy

What is the average Caughey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caughey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Caughey in 1953 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caughey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caughey 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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