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Yeaman Family History

Yeaman Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus) and English: variant of Yeoman .

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


Similar surnames: Yeamans, Beaman, Yetman, Kelman, Mesman, Yeatman, Seaman, Yerman

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Where is the Yeaman family from?

You can see how Yeaman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeaman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeaman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Yeaman families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Yeaman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Yeaman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeaman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeaman. 30% of Yeaman men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Yeaman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeaman were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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What Yeaman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Yeaman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeaman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yeaman. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Yeaman. For the veterans among your Yeaman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeaman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yeaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Yeaman in 1952 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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