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Yerian Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Irion . Compare Yarian .

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


Similar surnames: German, Perman, Yerman, Burian, Yarian, Merman, Derman, Varian, Yerxa

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Where is the Yerian family from?

You can see how Yerian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yerian family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yerian families were found in USA in 1880. In 1861 there was 1 Yerian family living in Banffshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Yerian's in Scotland. Banffshire had the highest population of Yerian families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yerian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yerian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yerian. 31% of Yerian men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Yerian women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yerian were Mechanic and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Secretary
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yerian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yerian 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Yerian. 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 472 military records available for the last name Yerian. For the veterans among your Yerian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yerian lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Yerian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Yerian in 1946 was 34, and 63 in 2004.

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