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Yankovich Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Serbian and Croatian Jankovic or Slovenian Jankovic (see Jankovic).

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


Similar surnames: Jankovich, Jankovic, Sankovich, Yurkovich, Markovich, Ratkovich

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Where is the Yankovich family from?

You can see how Yankovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yankovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 28 Yankovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Yankovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yankovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yankovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yankovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yankovich. 39% of Yankovich men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Yankovich women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yankovich were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Coal Loader
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yankovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yankovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 239 immigration records available for the last name Yankovich. 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 Cards

There are 616 military records available for the last name Yankovich. For the veterans among your Yankovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yankovich lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yankovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Yankovich in 1944 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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