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Yori Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Italian Iori or Jori, patronymics from the personal names Iorio or Jorio, a variant. Yaqui: nickname from Yaqui yori, ‘white person’, ‘someone who is not yaqui’.

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

Similar surnames: Yorio, Lori, Mori, Ori, Nori, Bodi, Gori, Toro, Poli, Corn

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Where is the Yori family from?

You can see how Yori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yori family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Yori families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Yori family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Yori's in the USA. California had the highest population of Yori families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yori surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yori ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Yori. 60% of Yori men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 595 census records available for the last name Yori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yori 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Yori. 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 947 military records available for the last name Yori. For the veterans among your Yori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yori lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Yori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Yori in 1965 was 59, and 62 in 2004.

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