Yett Family History

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Yett Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Jette.

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

Similar surnames: Yott, Jett, Yetter, Yost, Yehl, Letts, Lett, Plett, Nett, Hyett

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Yett Family Origin

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Yett Family Occupations

What did your Yett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yett family was Physician. Farmer, Farming and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yett. The most common Yett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Yett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Physician


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

Yett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yett 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Yett. 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 319 military records available for the last name Yett. For the veterans among your Yett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yett Life Expectancy

What is the average Yett lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Yett in 1958 was 44, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yett 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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