Vaughns Family History

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Vaughns Name Meaning

Variant of Welsh Vaughan, with English patronymic -s.

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

Similar surnames: Vaughn, Faughn, Agans, Hagans, Baughn, Laughon, Hargens, Hughs

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Vaughns Family Origin

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Vaughns Family Occupations

What did your Vaughns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vaughns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Vaughns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vaughns family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaughns.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Housekeeper

  • Laborer


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

Vaughns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vaughns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaughns 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Vaughns. 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 477 military records available for the last name Vaughns. For the veterans among your Vaughns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaughns Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaughns lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vaughns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Vaughns in 1955 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaughns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaughns 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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