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Yaves Family History

Yaves 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: Naves, Yates, Daves, Maves, Eaves, Yakes, Aves, Yanes, Taves, Caves

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Where is the Yaves family from?

You can see how Yaves families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yaves family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Yaves family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Yaves's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yaves families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yaves surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 36 census records available for the last name Yaves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yaves 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Yaves. 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 2 military records available for the last name Yaves. For the veterans among your Yaves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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