Yazell Family History

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Yazell Name Meaning

American reduced and altered form of Dutch van Ysselstein, a habitational name from the village of IJsselstein, near Utrecht.

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

Similar surnames: Hazel, Yazel, Lasell, Zell, Dalzell, Ezell, Yell, Yakel, Fazel, Sall

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Yazell Family Origin

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Yazell Family Occupations

What did your Yazell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Black Smith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yazell. A less common occupation for the Yazell family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Yazell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Yazell's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Black Smith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Yazell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 890 census records available for the last name Yazell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yazell 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Yazell. 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 276 military records available for the last name Yazell. For the veterans among your Yazell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yazell Life Expectancy

What is the average Yazell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Yazell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Yazell in 1964 was 65, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yazell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yazell 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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