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Where is the Yeakey family from?
You can see how Yeakey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeakey family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Yeakey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 55 Yeakey families living in Kentucky. This was about 47% of all the recorded Yeakey's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Yeakey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeakey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yeakey. 50% of Yeakey men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Yeakey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeakey were Salesman and Teacher.