Yarborough Family History

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Yarborough Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Yarbrough.

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

Similar surnames: Yarbrough, Yarbough, Yarboro, Yarbro, Scarbrough, Malbrough

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Yarborough Family Origin

Where is the Yarborough family from?

Yarborough Family Occupations

What did your Yarborough ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Yarborough family was Farmer. The most common Yarborough occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 17% of Yarborough's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Col Retired (Infantry) and Dredger Man (Harb Dock) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yarborough.

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  • Fisherman

  • Col Retired (Infantry)

  • Dredger Man (Harb Dock)

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Yarborough ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Yarborough Historical Records

What Yarborough family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Yarborough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yarborough census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Yarborough

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yarborough. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Yarborough. For the veterans among your Yarborough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yarborough Life Expectancy

What is the average Yarborough lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Yarborough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Yarborough in 1942 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yarborough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yarborough ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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