Yantis Family History

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Yantis Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or North German Janz.

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

Similar surnames: Lantis, Yonts, Yantz, Kanis, Gentis, Antis, Altis, Mattis, Yanik

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Yantis Family Origin

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Yantis Family Occupations

What did your Yantis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yantis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Yantis's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yantis. A less common occupation for the Yantis family was Miller.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer

  • Miller


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

Yantis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Yantis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yantis 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Yantis. 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 856 military records available for the last name Yantis. For the veterans among your Yantis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yantis Life Expectancy

What is the average Yantis lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Yantis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Yantis in 1940 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yantis 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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