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Where is the Yankey family from?
You can see how Yankey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yankey family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Yankey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Yankey family living in Missouri. This was about 25% of all the recorded Yankey's in the USA. Missouri and 3 other states had the highest population of Yankey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yankey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yankey. 28% of Yankey men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Yankey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yankey were Helper and Housekeeper.