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Origins of the Vaughn surname

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About the Vaughns

We have a total number of 12489 records for people with the last name Vaughn.

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Where do most Vaughns live?

In 1921, most Vaughns lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Vaughns

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 6,910 records for the Vaughn surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Vaughns most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Vaughn first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Vaughns

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

Common Female occupations for Vaughns in 1921


House Servant






At Home


Common Male occupations for Vaughns in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Farmers


Agricultural Labourer


Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


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