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

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Yordy Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Agriculture

    4%
  • Baggage Conductor

    4%

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Yordy Historical Records

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Yordy Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

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