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Yearwood Early Origins



The surname Yearwood was first found in Wiltshire, 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Yearwood Spelling Variations


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Yearwood Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yerworth, Yeworth, Yourworth, Yerth, Yourth, Eorth, Yarworth, Iorworth, Yarwood and many more.

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Yearwood Early History


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Yearwood Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yearwood research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1215, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Yearwood History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yearwood Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yearwood Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yearwood 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:

Yearwood Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anzerberth Yearwood, aged 53, who settled in America from Barbados, in 1903
  • Albert Yearwood, aged 26, who emigrated to America from St. Kitts, in 1904
  • Charles Hubert Yearwood, aged 32, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Alexander Yearwood, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1912
  • Campbell Yearwood, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Barbados, W. Indies, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yearwood (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yearwood (post 1700)



  • Patricia Lynn "Trisha" Yearwood (b. 1964), American two-time Academy of Country Music Award winning country music artist and occasional actress
  • Barrington Bjorn Beckenbauer Yearwood (b. 1986), Barbadian cricketer
  • Wayne Yearwood (b. 1964), Canadian former professional and Olympic basketball player from Montreal
  • Richard Yearwood (b. 1970), English-born, Canadian voice-over artist, director, producer, and character actor
  • Gilberto Gerónimo Yearwood (b. 1956), retired Honduran football player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradsley C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Morgan, T. J. Morgan and Prys Morgan. Welsh Surnames. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1985. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Yearwood Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yearwood 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 19 June 2016 at 18:50.

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