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Yancey Family History

Yancey Name Meaning
Americanized form of Dutch Jansen (final -n is silent in some dialects of Dutch).

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

419,872 Historical Documents with Yancey on Ancestry.com
55,419 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,020 Military Records
1,529 Immigration Records
32,152 Census and Voter Lists
319,752 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Yancey Families

  • Number of Yancey families
     68 - 133
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yancey families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yancey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yancey census records

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Yancey Family Origin

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Yancey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Yancey families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Yancey

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Yancey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yancey census records

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Yancey Civil War Service Records

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