Yingst Family History

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Yingst Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jüngst, a distinguishing name for the youngest son of a family, from the superlative form of Middle High German junc ‘young’. Compare Jung.

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


Similar surnames: Ying, Angst, Hengst, Hingst, Dingle, Hines, Dinger, Minett, Single

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Yingst Family Origin

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Yingst Family Occupations

What did your Yingst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yingst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Yingst's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yingst. A less common occupation for the Yingst family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Yingst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yingst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yingst 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Yingst. 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 Yingst. For the veterans among your Yingst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yingst Life Expectancy

What is the average Yingst lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Yingst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Yingst in 1946 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yingst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yingst 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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