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Yorty Family History

Yorty Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Yordy.

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


Similar surnames: Doty, Porth, Horth, Kortz, Yori, Harty, Yost, York, Porte, Horry

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Where is the Yorty family from?

You can see how Yorty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yorty family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Yorty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Yorty families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 78% of all the recorded Yorty's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yorty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yorty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yorty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yorty. 36% of Yorty men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Yorty women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yorty were Manager and New Worker. .

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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
    36%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Manager
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yorty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yorty 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Yorty. 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 633 military records available for the last name Yorty. For the veterans among your Yorty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yorty lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Yorty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Yorty in 1953 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

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