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Yeamans Family History

Yeamans Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Yeomans .

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


Similar surnames: Yeaman, Seamans, Youmans, Beaman, Yeats, Kelman, Yeomans, Yetman

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Where is the Yeamans family from?

You can see how Yeamans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeamans family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeamans families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Yeamans families living in Virginia. This was about 27% of all the recorded Yeamans's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Yeamans families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeamans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeamans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeamans. 28% of Yeamans men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Yeamans women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeamans were Farm Hand and Teacher. .

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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
    28%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Farm Hand
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeamans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeamans 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 433 immigration records available for the last name Yeamans. 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 549 military records available for the last name Yeamans. For the veterans among your Yeamans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeamans lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Yeamans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Yeamans in 1945 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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