Yegge Family History

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Yegge Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Jäggi, from a pet form of Jacob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Yeagle, Yelle, Eggen, Yagle, Welge, Figge, Hegge, Jerge, Wege, Egge

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Yegge Family Origin

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Yegge Family Occupations

What did your Yegge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yegge. 23% of Yegge men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Yegge women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yegge were Executive and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Executive
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yegge Historical Records

What Yegge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 982 census records available for the last name Yegge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yegge 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Yegge. 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 115 military records available for the last name Yegge. For the veterans among your Yegge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yegge Life Expectancy

What is the average Yegge lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yegge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yegge in 1960 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yegge 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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