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Yeadon Surname Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Yeadon in Yorkshire which was probably named in Old English with gǣh ‘steep’ + dūn ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Yeaton, Eldon, Weedon, Hendon, Weldon, Yelton, Eaton, Bendon, Badon

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Where is the Yeadon family from?

You can see how Yeadon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeadon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeadon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 56 Yeadon families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 93% of all the recorded Yeadon's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Yeadon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeadon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeadon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Yeadon. 67% of Yeadon men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Yeadon women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yeadon. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Yeadon. For the veterans among your Yeadon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeadon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Yeadon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Yeadon in 1953 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

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