Yaeger Family History

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Yaeger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish surname Jaeger.

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


Similar surnames: Yager, Jaeger, Yarger, Saeger, Pleger, Creger, Praeger, Yauger

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Yaeger Family Origin

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Yaeger Family Occupations

What did your Yaeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Yaeger. 56% of Yaeger men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Yaeger women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yaeger were Foreman and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Foreman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yaeger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Yaeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yaeger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yaeger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Yaeger. For the veterans among your Yaeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yaeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Yaeger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Yaeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Yaeger in 1951 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yaeger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yaeger 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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