Yaney Family History

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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

What did your Yaney ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Yaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yaney 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 Yaney. 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 Yaney. For the veterans among your Yaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Yaney lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yaney 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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