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Yoelson Family History

Yoelson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Joelson, Elson, Nelson, Melson, Yelton, Kelson, Belson, Ohlson

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Where is the Yoelson family from?

You can see how Yoelson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yoelson family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Yoelson families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Yoelson's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Yoelson families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yoelson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yoelson ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 116 census records available for the last name Yoelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoelson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 43 immigration records available for the last name Yoelson. 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 Cards

There are 28 military records available for the last name Yoelson. For the veterans among your Yoelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yoelson lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Yoelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Yoelson in 1972 was 67, and 101 in 2003.

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