Razgovor:"Weird Al" Yankovic
Malo je bolje pojašnjeno... Po ocu je slovensko-hrvatskoga podrijetla. 
„He is the son of Mary Elizabeth (Vivalda) and Nick Louis Yankovic. His father was of Slovenian and Croatian descent. His maternal grandfather was Italian, and his maternal grandmother had English, and small amounts of Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and more distant Dutch, Welsh, and Scottish, ancestry.
“Weird Al”‘s paternal grandparents were Matthew Yankovic (the son of Steve Yankovich and Ann) and Mary A. Bray. Matthew was from Črnomelj, Slovenia. Mary A. was Croatian, and was born in Slavonia.
“Weird Al”‘s maternal grandfather was John Battista Alfredo “Alfred” Vivalda. John was from Turin, Piedmont, Italy.
“Weird Al”‘s maternal grandmother was Fairy Mae Kidwell (the daughter of Thomas Elden Kidwell and Elizabeth Dobbs). Fairy was born in Kentucky; her family had lived in the United States for many generations, and had English ancestry. Thomas was the son of Louis Palestine Kidwell and Elvina Baker. Elizabeth was the daughter of Jeremiah Dobbs and Eliza Mobley.
Sources: Genealogy of “Weird Al” Yankovic – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
“Weird Al”‘s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
“Weird Al”‘s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.orgGenealogies of “Weird Al”‘smaternal grandmother, Fairy Mae Kidwell – http://records.ancestry.com https://familysearch.org”
18.104.22.168 00:51, 8. lipnja 2018. (CEST)