Yoest Family History

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Yoest Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Joost or German Jost.

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

Similar surnames: Yoast, Yost, Yoes, Jobst, Yoos, Joost, Youse, Borst, Yount, Foist

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Yoest Family Origin

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Yoest Family Occupations

What did your Yoest ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the US named Yoest. 19% of Yoest men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Owner

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

Yoest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yoest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoest 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Yoest. 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 218 military records available for the last name Yoest. For the veterans among your Yoest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoest Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoest lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Yoest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Yoest in 1949 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoest 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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