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Where did the German Yoak family come from? What is the German Yoak family crest and coat of arms? When did the Yoak family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Yoak family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoch, Hok, Yok, Yoak, Hokk, Hoek, Hoekk, Hohk, Hoher, Yoke, Hochart, Hochmann, Hohmann and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yoak research. Another 183 words(13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yoak History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Yoak Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yoak Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Yoak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoak Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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