Yoast Family History

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Yoast Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Joost or German Jost.

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


Similar surnames: Yoest, Yost, Yoes, Coast, Joost, Kost, Hast, Foist, Yoos, Youse

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Yoast Family Origin

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Yoast Family Occupations

What did your Yoast ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yoast. 20% of Yoast men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Yoast women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yoast were Salesman and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Billing Machine Operator
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yoast Historical Records

What Yoast family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yoast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoast 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Yoast. 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 313 military records available for the last name Yoast. For the veterans among your Yoast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoast Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoast lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Yoast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Yoast in 1963 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoast 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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