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Yawn Family History

Yawn Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Jahn.

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

53,692 Historical Documents with Yawn on Ancestry.com
8,727 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,800 Military Records
79 Immigration Records
4,850 Census and Voter Lists
38,236 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Yawn Families

  • Number of Yawn families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yawn families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yawn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yawn census records

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Yawn Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Yawn families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Yawn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Yawn

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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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Yawn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yawn census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Yawn ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Yawn Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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