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Faughn Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Vaughan .

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


Similar surnames: Vaughn, Baughn, Vaughns, Haughn, Maughon, Laughon, Fagen, Maughan

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Where is the Faughn family from?

You can see how Faughn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faughn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Faughn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Faughn families living in Isle of Man. This was about 60% of all the recorded Faughn's in United Kingdom. Isle of Man had the highest population of Faughn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Faughn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Faughn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Faughn. 33% of Faughn men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Faughn women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faughn were Farming and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Laundress
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Faughn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faughn 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Faughn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 575 military records available for the last name Faughn. For the veterans among your Faughn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faughn lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Faughn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Faughn in 1958 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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