Yaney Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jähne, from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Baney, Yanez, Haney, Yankey, Janey, Maney, Kaney, Rabey, Daney

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Yaney Family Origin

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Yaney Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yaney family was Laborer. The most common Yaney occupation in the USA was Bricklayer. 17% of Yaney's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yaney.

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Yaney Historical Records

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Yaney Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Yaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Yaney in 1952 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yaney

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