Yellin Family History

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Yellin Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Yelling, a habitational name from Yelling in Cambridgeshire (formerly in Huntingdonshire), probably named with the Old English personal name Giella + -ingas ‘people of’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Jelen.

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

Similar surnames: Yellen, Bellin, Fellin, Ellin, Sellin, Melling, Helling, Yelton

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Yellin Family Origin

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Yellin Family Occupations

What did your Yellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yellin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Yellin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Yellin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yellin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yellin. 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 579 military records available for the last name Yellin. For the veterans among your Yellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yellin Life Expectancy

What is the average Yellin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Yellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Yellin in 1961 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yellin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yellin 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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