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Origins of the Vaughan surname

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About the Vaughans

We have a total number of 120730 records for people with the last name Vaughan.

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Alternative variations of the name Vaughan

Vaughan, Vaughn, Vaughans, Vaughns, Voughn

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Where do most Vaughans live?

In 1921, most Vaughans lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Vaughans

How common is your surname?

392nd most common surname in the UK

We have 100,000 records for the Vaughan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1397.

Who were Vaughans most likely to marry?

Joneses

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Vaughans.

What are the most common Vaughan first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Vaughans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Vaughans in 1921
Dressmaker

436

Domestic Servant

270

General Servant Domestic

250

Laundress

232

Living On Own Means

226

Common Male occupations for Vaughans in 1921
Coal Miner

522

Farmer

385

General Labourer

372

Agricultural Labourer

293

Tailor

292

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