Vaughan Family History

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Vaughan Name Meaning

Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Baughan, Faughnan, Gargan, Mccaughan, Gaughran, Haughton, Pagan

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Vaughan Family Origin

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Vaughan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Vaughan family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Vaughan occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Vaughan's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaughan.

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Vaughan Historical Records

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Vaughan Life Expectancy

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