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pinWhat does Vaughn mean?

Vaughn /vau-ghn/ as a boys' name is pronounced von. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Vaughn is "little".

First used as a given name in the early 20th century. See also Von. Actors Robert Vaughn, Vince Vaughn; composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.


Vaughn has 1 variant: Vaughan.

Kreatif forms: Vaghn, Valghn, Vighn. [more]

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Vaughn is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#636 out of 1220, Top 52%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#327 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Vaughn for boys. Vaughn entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #466 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #938 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Vaughn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vaughn outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Vaughn and associated names. Von is the only other popular varying form of Vaughn (#938 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Vaughn was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (average #656) and is somewhat less today (#969, down 91%), with the version Vaughn becoming less stylish.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Vaughn, Von in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vaughn and related baby names outside U.S.

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Vaughn is pronounced similarly to Van and Vann. Other suggested similar baby names are Dajohn, Davaughn, Devaughn, Javaughn, Kahn, Lavaughn, Shaughn, Valen, Vallen, Varden, Vardon, Varoun, Varten and Varun. These names tend to be less frequently used than Vaughn.