Yeakey Family History

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Yeakey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jäcke, a pet form of Jakob.

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


Similar surnames: Yerkey, Yeakley, Yeakel, Yockey, Yaney, Eakes, Yakel, Berkey, Yankey

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Yeakey Family Origin

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Yeakey Family Occupations

What did your Yeakey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yeakey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeakey. The most common Yeakey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Yeakey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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Yeakey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeakey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeakey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Yeakey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yeakey. For the veterans among your Yeakey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeakey Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeakey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yeakey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Yeakey in 1962 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeakey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeakey 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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