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Davaughn Family History

Davaughn Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Devaughn, Vaughn, Draughn, Davault, Vaughan, Gavaghan, Haughn

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Where is the Davaughn family from?

You can see how Davaughn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davaughn family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Davaughn family living in West Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Davaughn's in USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Davaughn families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davaughn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Davaughn ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 33 census records available for the last name Davaughn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davaughn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Davaughn. 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 Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Davaughn. For the veterans among your Davaughn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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