Yerby Family History

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Yerby Name Meaning

English: variant of Yearby.

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

Similar surnames: Derby, Kerby, Erby, Yearby, Corby, Gerry, Berry, Perry, Burby, Norby

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Yerby Family Origin

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Yerby Family Occupations

What did your Yerby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Yerby occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 33% of Yerby's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Yerby family was General Dealer Blacksmith. Farm Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yerby.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • General Dealer Blacksmith


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

Yerby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Yerby Life Expectancy

What is the average Yerby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yerby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yerby in 1952 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yerby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yerby 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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