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Yazzie Name Meaning

Native American (Navajo): from an American English shortened and altered form of a Navajo personal name based on (or just composed of) the word yázhí ‘little (one) small’ also ‘young’ such as Hastiin Yázhí ‘Little Man’ also ‘Short Man’ Anglicized as e.g. Hosteen Yazzie (see Hosteen ). Forming the last part of longer names this particular word was in many cases mistakenly understood by whites to be a surname (see Begay ). Yazzie is the second most common surname of Native American origin in general. Compare Little 4 and Shorty

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


Similar surnames: Brazie, Mazzie, Mazie, Mazzio, Azzi, Bazzi, Yazdi, Yezzi, Fazzi

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Where is the Yazzie family from?

You can see how Yazzie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yazzie family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Yazzie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there were 2 Yazzie families living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Yazzie's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Yazzie families in 1871.
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What did your Yazzie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yazzie. 45% of Yazzie men worked as a Farmer and 57% of Yazzie women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yazzie were Labor and Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    57%
  • Blanket Weaver
    11%
  • Rug Weaver
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
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Passenger Lists

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Yazzie. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yazzie. For the veterans among your Yazzie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yazzie lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Yazzie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yazzie in 1947 was 44, and 61 in 2004.

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