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Yount Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jundt .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Young, Mount, Younts, Point, Mont, Yon, Court, Younk, Pont, Blunt

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Where is the Yount family from?

You can see how Yount families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yount family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yount families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Yount families living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Yount's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Yount families in 1911.
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What did your Yount ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Sales Ladie were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Yount. 100% of Yount men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Yount women worked as a Sales Ladie. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Sales Ladie
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Yount. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yount 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 862 immigration records available for the last name Yount. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Yount. For the veterans among your Yount ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yount lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Yount life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Yount in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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