Yahner Family History

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Yahner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jahner.

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


Similar surnames: Yahnke, Wayner, Yaney, Yaeger, Kashner, Yahn, Rayner, Zahner, Yanek

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Yahner Family Origin

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Yahner Family Occupations

What did your Yahner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yahner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Yahner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yahner family was Freight Agt.. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Rr Depot were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yahner.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Clerk In Rr Depot

    10%
  • Freight Agt.

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Yahner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Yahner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yahner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yahner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Yahner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Yahner. For the veterans among your Yahner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yahner Life Expectancy

What is the average Yahner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Yahner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Yahner in 1957 was 26, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yahner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yahner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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