Vaughter Family History

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Vaughter Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Dutch Wachter.

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

Similar surnames: Vaughters, Laughter, Laughner, Baugher, Vaught, Taugher, Raught

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Vaughter Family Origin

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Vaughter Family Occupations

What did your Vaughter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vaughter family was Keeping House. The most common Vaughter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Vaughter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaughter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • School Teacher

  • Keeping House


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

Vaughter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vaughter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaughter 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Vaughter. 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 355 military records available for the last name Vaughter. For the veterans among your Vaughter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaughter Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaughter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vaughter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Vaughter in 1963 was 69, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaughter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaughter 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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