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Yae Family History

Yae Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Yan, Ye, Pae, Yue, Yao, Yax, Yap, Mae, Yaw, Yale

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Where is the Yae family from?

You can see how Yae families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yae family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Yae families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Yae families living in Alabama. This was about 56% of all the recorded Yae's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Yae families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yae surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yae ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 217 census records available for the last name Yae. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yae 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Yae. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 19 military records available for the last name Yae. For the veterans among your Yae ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yae lifespan?

Between 1986 and 1996, in the United States, Yae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Yae in 1986 was 69, and 80 in 1996.

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