Yeisley Family History

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Yeisley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jaisle, a pet form of the medieval personal name Jodocus (from Celtic, meaning ‘warrior’, ‘fighter’) or from the biblical name Joash.

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


Similar surnames: Yeagley, Eisley, Sisley, Easley, Chisley, Geisler, Teasley, Ensley

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Yeisley Family Origin

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Yeisley Family Occupations

What did your Yeisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yeisley. 12% of Yeisley men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Yeisley women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeisley were Teacher and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Teacher
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%

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

Yeisley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yeisley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeisley 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Yeisley. 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 297 military records available for the last name Yeisley. For the veterans among your Yeisley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeisley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yeisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Yeisley in 1955 was 54, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeisley

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