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Origins of the Yeager surname

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About the Yeagers

We have a total number of 864 records for people with the last name Yeager.

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Where do most Yeagers live?

In 1921, most Yeagers lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Yeagers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 16 records for the Yeager surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were Yeagers most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Yeagers.

What are the most common Yeager first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Yeagers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Yeagers in 1921
Semiskilled Dressmakers And Seamstresses


Stenographers And Typists






Home Duties


Common Male occupations for Yeagers in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands




General Farmers




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