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Yeagle Family History

Yeagle Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäggle or Jäckle from a pet form of the Biblical personal name Jakob (see Jacob ).

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

Similar surnames: Yeagley, Teagle, Yeakle, Yagle, Keagle, Reagle, Seagle, Weagle

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Where is the Yeagle family from?

You can see how Yeagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeagle family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeagle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Yeagle family living in Kentucky. This was about 20% of all the recorded Yeagle's in USA. Kentucky and 4 other states had the highest population of Yeagle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeagle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeagle. 30% of Yeagle men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Yeagle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeagle were Machinist and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeagle 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Yeagle. 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 Cards

There are 721 military records available for the last name Yeagle. For the veterans among your Yeagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeagle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Yeagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Yeagle in 1949 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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