Yoder Family History

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Yoder Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) (see Theodore). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Moder, Coder, Oder, Roder, Toder, Soter, Boden, Kober, Soder, Loden

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Yoder Family Origin

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Yoder Family Occupations

What did your Yoder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoder. The most common Yoder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Yoder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yoder family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Yoder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Yoder Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoder lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Yoder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Yoder in 1945 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoder 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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