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Yag Family History

Yag 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: Yang, Yan, Yao, Yagi, Yax, Yap, Yaw, Tag, Yam, Yau

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Where is the Yag family from?

You can see how Yag families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yag family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1911. The most Yag families were found in USA in 1840, Canada in 1911, and Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there was 1 Yag family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Yag's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Yag families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yag surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yag ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 73 census records available for the last name Yag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yag 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Yag. 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 4 military records available for the last name Yag. For the veterans among your Yag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yag lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2001, in the United States, Yag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Yag in 1982 was 79, and 66 in 2001.

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