Yater Family History

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Yater Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jeter.

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


Similar surnames: Cater, Baker, Haver, Yetter, Kater, Rater, Water, Pater, Yager

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Yater Family Origin

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Yater Family Occupations

What did your Yater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Yater's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yater. A less common occupation for the Yater family was Works On Rr.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works On Rr

    8%

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

Yater Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Yater Life Expectancy

What is the average Yater lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yater in 1962 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yater 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.

Famous Yater Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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