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Baughan Name Meaning

Welsh: from the adjective bychan ‘little’ a diminutive of bach (see Bach ) originally in general used to distinguish father and son bearing the same name in genealogies. This word usually appears in Anglicized surnames in the lenited form Vaughan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Vaughan, Baugh, Baughn, Faughn, Vaughn, Faughnan, Banahan, Haughn

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Where is the Baughan family from?

You can see how Baughan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baughan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baughan families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 21 Baughan families living in Ontario. This was about 91% of all the recorded Baughan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Baughan families in 1911.
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What did your Baughan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Baughan. 100% of Baughan men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Baughan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baughan 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Baughan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Baughan. For the veterans among your Baughan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baughan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Baughan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Baughan in 1954 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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