Yagi Family History

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Yagi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘eight trees’; taken from a valley in Tajima (now part of Hyogo prefecture) by a branch of the ancient Kusakabe family, which descended from Emperor Nintoku (early 5th century). The name is also found in the Ryukyuan island of Amami, written with characters used phonetically. The name could also simply mean ‘goat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Yogi, Haga, Aki, Yano, Nagi, Hari, Kari, Hagg, Magin, Ravi

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Yagi Family Origin

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Yagi Family Occupations

What did your Yagi ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Shop Assistant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yagi.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shop Assistant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yagi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 870 census records available for the last name Yagi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yagi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Yagi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 526 military records available for the last name Yagi. For the veterans among your Yagi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yagi Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yagi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yagi in 1958 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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