Yanish Family History

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Yanish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jänisch (see Janisch).

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

Similar surnames: Danish, Janish, Hanish, Raish, Harnish, Yanik, Kalish, Maish, Yanick

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Yanish Family Origin

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Yanish Family Occupations

What did your Yanish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Waiter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yanish. The most common Yanish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Yanish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yanish family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Waiter

  • Works On Farm


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Yanish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Yanish Historical Records

What Yanish family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 903 census records available for the last name Yanish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yanish 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Yanish. 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 245 military records available for the last name Yanish. For the veterans among your Yanish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yanish Life Expectancy

What is the average Yanish lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yanish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yanish in 1960 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yanish 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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