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Yonkers Family History

Yonkers Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Dutch Jonkers, a variant of Jonker.

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

13,148 Historical Documents with Yonkers on Ancestry.com
5,038 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,157 Military Records
340 Immigration Records
2,607 Census and Voter Lists
3,006 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Yonkers Families

  • Number of Yonkers families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yonkers last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yonkers last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yonkers census records

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Yonkers Family Origin

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Yonkers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Yonkers

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Yonkers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yonkers census records

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Yonkers Civil War Service Records

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