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Yancy Family History

Yancy Name Meaning
Variant of Yancey. UK Yancey: 0; Jancey: 49; Yancy: 2.

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

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24,136 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,634 Military Records
388 Immigration Records
25,114 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Yancy Families

  • Number of Yancy families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yancy families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Yancy families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yancy census records

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Yancy Family Origin

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Yancy Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Yancy 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 Yancy

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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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Yancy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yancy census records

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Yancy Civil War Service Records

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