Caughman Family History

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Caughman Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufman(n), or German Kochmann (see Kochman).

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


Similar surnames: Baughman, Cauffman, Laughman, Waugaman, Loughman, Boughman, Cashman

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Caughman Family Origin

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Caughman Family Occupations

What did your Caughman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caughman. 16% of Caughman men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Caughman women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caughman were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    11%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Caughman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Caughman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caughman 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Caughman. 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 Card

There are 998 military records available for the last name Caughman. For the veterans among your Caughman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caughman Life Expectancy

What is the average Caughman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caughman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Caughman in 1953 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caughman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caughman 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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