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Yeager Family History

Yeager Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Jäger (see Jaeger).

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

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102,693 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,541 Military Records
3,310 Immigration Records
81,138 Census and Voter Lists
333,371 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Yeager Families

  • Number of Yeager families
     508 - 1,014
     170 - 507
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yeager last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yeager last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yeager census records

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Yeager 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 Yeager families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Yeager Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Yeager 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 Yeager

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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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Yeager Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yeager census records

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Yeager Civil War Service Records

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

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