Caughey Family History

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Caughey Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh (see Mulcahy).

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


Similar surnames: Haughey, Mcgaughey, Naugher, Haughney, Carney, Calvey, Cagney, Caskey

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Caughey Family Origin

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Caughey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Labourer

    15%
  • Not Given

    8%
  • Son

    8%

In 1881, the most common Caughey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 69% of Caughey's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Not Given were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caughey. A less common occupation for the Caughey family was Son.

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Caughey Historical Records

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Caughey Life Expectancy

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