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Yeakel Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäckle or Jäckel (see Yeagley ).

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


Similar surnames: Yakel, Yeakey, Yeakle, Yeakley, Yackel, Feasel, Yerkes, Yerkey

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Where is the Yeakel family from?

You can see how Yeakel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeakel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeakel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Yeakel families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Yeakel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yeakel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeakel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeakel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeakel. 23% of Yeakel men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Yeakel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeakel were Carpenter and Operator. .

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Manager
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Yeakel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeakel 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 220 immigration records available for the last name Yeakel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yeakel. For the veterans among your Yeakel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeakel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Yeakel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Yeakel in 1953 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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