Vaught Family History

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Vaught Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vogt.

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

Similar surnames: Vought, Faught, Raught, Rought, Gaugh, Fought, Haught, Baugh, Vaughn

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Vaught Family Origin

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Vaught Family Occupations

What did your Vaught ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vaught family was Farming. The most common Vaught occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Vaught's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaught.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Vaught Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Vaught. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaught 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Vaught. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Vaught. For the veterans among your Vaught ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaught Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaught lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vaught life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vaught in 1941 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaught 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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