Straughan Family History

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Straughan Name Meaning

Northern English (Northumbria and the Northeast): variant of Scottish Strachan.

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


Similar surnames: Straughn, Strahan, Trahan, Strutton, Strachan, Strathman, Straight

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Straughan Family Origin

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Straughan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Shepherd

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straughan. A less common occupation for the Straughan family was Shepherd. The most common Straughan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Straughan's were Coal Miners.

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Straughan Historical Records

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Straughan Life Expectancy

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