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This ancient and honourable Welsh surname has its origins in a nickname or byname given originally to distinguish between a father and son who had the same name, as in the recording of one Guyn Vaghan ap Guyn in 1325; Gwyn the younger son of Gwyn. The name derives from the Welsh "fychan", a mutation of "bychan", itself a diminutive of "bach", meaning small, little. This is also found as the modern Welsh surname "Baugh", from "bach", used as a nickname for a small or short man. The similarity of the "f" and "v" sounds often resulted in variant forms of the same name when written by non-Welsh speaking scribes...

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Daniel Vaughan

Daniel Vaughan, from Cork, Ireland. Now living in Vancouver, Canada. Father Donal Vaughan, Grandfather William Vaughan, and Great Grandfather Denis Vaughan (all from Tipperary, Ireland)

Ashley Vaughan-Redwine

I’m married so my last name now Redwine but my maiden name was Vaughan. My Pawpaw was Albert Clarence Vaughan Jr. We are Texans and we were the only Vaughan’s that had an a. My entire life until now everyone said it wasn’t spelled incorrectly. Only other Vaughan with an A was Stevie Ray Vaughan also a Texan.


This is wild, yet not surprising... My name is Vaughan and I live in the US. I don't know if I'm going to like what I'll find but I want to know. ????

Summer Vaughn-Littledave

Hello my maiden name is Summer Vaughn ( somewhere in recent history we lost the a at the end, my great grandpa spelled it vaughan). My dad is James T Vaughn, son of James Thomas Vaughn, my great grandpa was Tom "Tommie" Vaughn who married Suson Redbird, my great great grandpa I believe was Joe Douglas Vaughn. I would like to learn as much as possible about our family history. My great grandpa Tom Vaughn passed away due to Huntingtons on Christmas day when my grandpa was a young man and we don't know much about that family.

Brooke Vaughan

My name is Brooke Allen Vaughan, my Father is John Victor Vaughan, Grandfather Clarence Vaughan, Great Grandfather Victor Vaughan. I was born in Edmonton Alberta Canada.

Mary Lee

Hi, I was adopted but I did ancestry DNA and found out I come from Ireland and Wales and England and Scotland. My father's last name is Vaughn. I would love to know more family history from you and even get to know you and other family history.


My name is Kerry Richard Vaughan, son of Cyril Dovaston Vaughan (deceased), grandson of Charles Vaughan and Laura Harding. I live in Saskatchewan Canada and I am interested in finding out more about my family tree. Can anyone help?


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