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Yas Family History

Yas 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, Ras, Sas, Vas, Yao, Das, Mas, Bas, Yax, Yap

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Where is the Yas family from?

You can see how Yas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yas families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 2 Yas families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Yas's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Yas families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yas ancestors do for a living?

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

What Yas family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 267 census records available for the last name Yas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yas 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 194 immigration records available for the last name Yas. 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 33 military records available for the last name Yas. For the veterans among your Yas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yas lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1998, in the United States, Yas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yas in 1977 was 81, and 90 in 1998.

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