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Where is the Yancey family from?
You can see how Yancey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yancey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yancey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 34 Yancey families living in Virginia. This was about 45% of all the recorded Yancey's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Yancey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yancey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yancey. 23% of Yancey men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Yancey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yancey were Farming and Teacher.