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Vaught Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Vogt .

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

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

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Where is the Vaught family from?

You can see how Vaught families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vaught family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vaught families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Vaught families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Vaught's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Vaught families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vaught surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vaught ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vaught. 25% of Vaught men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Vaught women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vaught were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • House Keeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 789 immigration records available for the last name Vaught. 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 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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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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