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Yeakle Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäckle (see Yeagley ).

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


Similar surnames: Yeakley, Yeagle, Eakle, Yeakel, Deakle, Yeckley, Yerke, Yeske, Henkle

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Where is the Yeakle family from?

You can see how Yeakle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeakle family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeakle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Yeakle families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Yeakle's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yeakle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeakle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeakle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeakle. 32% of Yeakle men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Yeakle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeakle were Machinist and Housework. .

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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
    32%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeakle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeakle 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Yeakle. 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 775 military records available for the last name Yeakle. For the veterans among your Yeakle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeakle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yeakle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Yeakle in 1952 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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