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Youmans Name Meaning

English: variant of Yeomans .

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


Similar surnames: Youman, Yeamans, Homans, Bodman, Tougas, Borman, Gowans, Yeomans

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Where is the Youmans family from?

You can see how Youmans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Youmans family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Youmans families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 49 Youmans families living in New York. This was about 64% of all the recorded Youmans's in USA. New York had the highest population of Youmans families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Youmans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Youmans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Youmans. 18% of Youmans men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Youmans women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Youmans were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Youmans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Youmans 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Youmans. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Youmans. For the veterans among your Youmans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Youmans lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Youmans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Youmans in 1942 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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