Yeaman Family History

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Yeaman Name Meaning

Scottish 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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Yeaman Family Origin

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Yeaman Family Occupations

What did your Yeaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yeaman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Yeaman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yeaman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeaman.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Yeaman Historical Records

What Yeaman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Yeaman

Passenger List

There are 642 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 Card

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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Yeaman Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeaman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeaman 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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