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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vaughan, Sarah Vaughannoun

    United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)


  1. Vaughannoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Vaughannoun

    A city in Ontario, Canada.

  3. Etymology: Vychan, from bychan, diminutive of bach.


  1. Vaughan

    Vaughan () (2021 population 323,103) is a city in Ontario, Canada. It is located in the Regional Municipality of York, just north of Toronto. Vaughan was the fastest-growing municipality in Canada between 1996 and 2006 with its population increasing by 80.2% during this time period and having nearly doubled in population since 1991. It is the fifth-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area, and the 17th-largest city in Canada.


  1. vaughan

    Vaughan is a city located in Ontario, Canada, just north of Toronto. It is the fifth-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area. The term is also used as a given name and surname in English-speaking countries. It is of Welsh origin and means "small".


  1. Vaughan

    Vaughan is a city in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vaughan was the fastest-growing municipality in Canada between 1996–2006, achieving a population growth rate of 80.2% according to Statistics Canada having nearly doubled in population since 1991. Vaughan is located in Southern Ontario and is part of the Greater Toronto Area.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vaughan is ranked #893 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vaughan surname appeared 38,830 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 13 would have the surname Vaughan.

    82% or 31,856 total occurrences were White.
    12.9% or 5,021 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 913 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 672 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 194 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 175 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vaughan in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vaughan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Vaughan in a Sentence

  1. Vinnie Paul:

    The Texas thing is part of it, growing up on a healthy dose of ZZ Top and Stevie Ray Vaughan, but I also was a metal-head from day one. Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Van Halen, all my favorite bands had really great grooves to their music.

  2. Fruitland Police Department:

    As we head into the weekend, and as people gather to enjoy time together, please take a moment to be grateful for the family and friends around you, we have one family among us who is missing a very important member, and our search for 5-year-old Michael Joseph Vaughan remains ongoing.

  3. Jessica Vaughan:

    The USCIS field director’s behavior was not only outrageous and reprehensible, but in violation of federal law and policy that ensure any law enforcement agency the ability to make arrests or conduct interviews in government facilities, i can not imagine any possible excuse for Jessica Vaughan actions, and it is doubly concerning that Jessica Vaughan apparently lied to the investigators about what Jessica Vaughan did. Jessica Vaughan needs to be fired, not to mention prosecuted.

  4. Ohio State coach Ryan Day:

    Senior linebacker K’Vaughan Pope has been dismissed from the Ohio State football team. K’Vaughan will continue to have the use of programs that benefit our student-athletes, such as our Student-Athlete Support Service Office, and we will continue to support him with his progress toward graduation. He will remain on scholarship through the end of this semester.

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