Yeaton Family History

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Yeaton Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from Yeaton in Shropshire, named with Old English ea ‘river’ + tun ‘farmstead’, or possibly from any of the numerous places called Eaton (see Eaton). The surname, however, does not appear in current English records.

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

Similar surnames: Eaton, Seaton, Heaton, Yelton, Leaton, Neaton, Yeadon, Henton, Fenton

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Yeaton Family Origin

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Yeaton Family Occupations

What did your Yeaton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Student and Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yeaton. The most common Yeaton occupation in Canada was Student. 60% of Yeaton's were Students. A less common occupation for the Yeaton family was Carpenter.

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  • Carpenter


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Yeaton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Yeaton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeaton 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 475 immigration records available for the last name Yeaton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Yeaton. For the veterans among your Yeaton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeaton Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeaton lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Yeaton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yeaton in 1946 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeaton 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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