Yeats Family History

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Yeats Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Yates.

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

Similar surnames: Yeatts, Yeates, Keats, Beaty, Keath, Keatts, Beans, Reams, Neals

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Yeats Family Origin

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Yeats Family Occupations

What did your Yeats ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yeats family was Keeping House. The most common Yeats occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Yeats's were Farmers. Farmer, Works On Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeats.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Yeats Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Yeats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeats 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Yeats. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Yeats. For the veterans among your Yeats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeats Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeats lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yeats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Yeats in 1962 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeats

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeats 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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