Yockey Family History

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Yockey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of a German dialect pet form of Jakob.

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

Similar surnames: Yockel, Lockey, Yackel, Yackley, Yokley, Yousey, Poskey, Fickey

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Yockey Family Origin

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Yockey Family Occupations

What did your Yockey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yockey family was Farming. The most common Yockey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Yockey's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yockey.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Yockey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Yockey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yockey 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 234 immigration records available for the last name Yockey. 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 Yockey. For the veterans among your Yockey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yockey Life Expectancy

What is the average Yockey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yockey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Yockey in 1944 was 19, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yockey 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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