Yoder Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) (see Theodore). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Moder, Coder, Oder, Roder, Toder, Soter, Boden, Kober, Soder, Loden

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Yoder Family Origin

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Yoder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yoder family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoder. The most common Yoder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Yoder's were Farmers.

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Yoder Historical Records

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Yoder Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Yoder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Yoder in 1945 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoder

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