Yawn Family History

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Yawn Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jahn.

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

Similar surnames: Yahn, Yan, Yaun, Faw, Yohn, Yach, Spawn, Carn, Hawn, Ban

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Yawn Family Origin

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Yawn Family Occupations

What did your Yawn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yawn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Yawn's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yawn. A less common occupation for the Yawn family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Yawn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Yawn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yawn 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Yawn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yawn. For the veterans among your Yawn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yawn Life Expectancy

What is the average Yawn lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yawn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Yawn in 1952 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yawn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yawn 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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