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Yonts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch or North German Janz.

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


Similar surnames: Younts, Yontz, Yost, Lints, Ports, Yoes, Cones, Yonke, Bunts, Botts

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Where is the Yonts family from?

You can see how Yonts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yonts family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yonts families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Yonts families living in North Carolina. This was about 29% of all the recorded Yonts's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Yonts families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yonts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yonts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yonts. 25% of Yonts men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Yonts women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yonts were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yonts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yonts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 105 immigration records available for the last name Yonts. 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 Cards

There are 451 military records available for the last name Yonts. For the veterans among your Yonts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yonts lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yonts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yonts in 1952 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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