Yordy Family History

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Yordy Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jorde or Swiss German Jordi, from a pet form of the personal name Jördan (see Jordan).

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

Similar surnames: Lory, Ford, Gordy, Nord, Cords, Korda, York, Cody, Roddy, Corda

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Yordy Family Origin

Where is the Yordy family from?

Yordy Family Occupations

What did your Yordy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yordy family was Baggage Conductor. Farmer, Laborer and Agriculture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yordy. The most common Yordy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Yordy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Agriculture

  • Baggage Conductor


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

Yordy Historical Records

What Yordy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yordy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yordy 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 120 immigration records available for the last name Yordy. 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 570 military records available for the last name Yordy. For the veterans among your Yordy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yordy Life Expectancy

What is the average Yordy lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Yordy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Yordy in 1951 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yordy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yordy 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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