Yeisley Family History

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Yeisley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jaisle, a pet form of the medieval personal name Jodocus (from Celtic, meaning ‘warrior’, ‘fighter’) or from the biblical name Joash.

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

Similar surnames: Yeagley, Eisley, Sisley, Easley, Chisley, Geisler, Teasley, Ensley

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Yeisley Family Origin

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Yeisley Family Occupations

What did your Yeisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yeisley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Yeisley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yeisley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeisley.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Yeisley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yeisley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeisley 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Yeisley. 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 297 military records available for the last name Yeisley. For the veterans among your Yeisley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeisley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yeisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Yeisley in 1955 was 54, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeisley 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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