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Yarker Early Origins



The surname Yarker was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1379 when Johannes Yarker held estates in that shire.

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Yarker Spelling Variations


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Yarker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yarker, Yorker, Yearker, Yerker and others.

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Yarker Early History


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Yarker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yarker research. Another 303 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Yarker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yarker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yarker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yarker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yarker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Foster Yarker, who was on record in Nebraska in 1872

Yarker Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Yarker, who was recorded in the census of Ontario of 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yarker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yarker (post 1700)



  • John Yarker (1833-1913), English Freemason, writer and occultist, he established the Sovereign Sanctuary of the Ancient and Primitive Rite of Masonry for England and Ireland

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: La fin couronne les oeuvres
Motto Translation: The end crowns the works.


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Yarker Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Yarker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yarker 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 May 2015 at 02:06.

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