Yam Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Ren. Mexican: probably of Mayan origin. English (Gloucestershire): unexplained.

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

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Yam Family Origin

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Yam Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Washouse

    20%

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yam. A less common occupation for the Yam family was Washouse. The most common Yam occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Yam's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Yam | Data not to scale

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Yam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Yam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Yam in 1944 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yam

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