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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%
  • Physician

    6%

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

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Yett Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yett

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