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Yarbrough Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Yarborough and Yarburgh in Lincolnshire, named with Old English eorðburg ‘earthworks’, ‘fortifications’, (a compound of eorðe ‘earth’, ‘soil’ + burh ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’).

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


Similar surnames: Fambrough, Brough, Malbrough, Kimbrough, Yarborough, Scarborough

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Yarbrough Family Origin

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Yarbrough Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Yarbrough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Yarbrough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yarbrough family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yarbrough.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Yarbrough Historical Records

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Yarbrough Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Yarbrough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yarbrough in 1942 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

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