Yen Name Meaning

Chinese: see Yan. Chinese : see Zhen.

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


Similar surnames: Yan, Yee, Wen, Yuen, Yun, Yin, Yue, Yon, Yep, Yeh

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Yen Family Origin

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Yen Family Occupations

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

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  • Keeps Wash House

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Cook

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Keeps Wash House, Clerk In Store and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yen. The most common Yen occupation in the USA was Keeps Wash House. 13% of Yen's were Keeps Wash Houses. A less common occupation for the Yen family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Yen | Data not to scale

Yen Historical Records

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Yen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Yen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Yen in 1962 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yen

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