Yorks Family History

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Yorks Name Meaning

English: variant of York.

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

Similar surnames: Yorke, York, Works, Rocks, Oaks, Barks, Moris, Cords, Mores, Fooks

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Yorks Family Origin

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Yorks Family Occupations

What did your Yorks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yorks. A less common occupation for the Yorks family was Carpenter. The most common Yorks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Yorks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Yorks ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Yorks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Yorks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yorks 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 483 immigration records available for the last name Yorks. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yorks. For the veterans among your Yorks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yorks Life Expectancy

What is the average Yorks lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Yorks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Yorks in 1956 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yorks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yorks 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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