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The Yeo surname comes from the Old English word "ea," or "yo," in Somerset and Devon dialects, which meant "river" or "stream." It was likely originally a topographic name for someone who lived near a stream.

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The surname Yeo was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Hempton Sachville.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Yeo, Yeoh, Yea, Yeoman, Attyea and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeo research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1120 is included under the topic Early Yeo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yeo Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alan Yeo, who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630
  • John Yeo, who landed in Virginia in 1637
  • Leonard Yeo, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • William Yeo, who arrived in Virginia in 1652
  • Mrs. Clare Yeo, who landed in Virginia in 1652
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Yeo Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Yeo, who arrived in Virginia in 1743

Yeo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Yeo, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Joseph H Yeo, who landed in New York in 1843

Yeo Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Daddy Yeo settled at King's Cove, Newfoundland, in 1804

Yeo Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Yeo arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847
  • John Stevens Yeo arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847
  • Mary Yeo arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847
  • Thomas Yeo arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847
  • Harriett Amelia Yeo arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847

Yeo Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Laura Yeo arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Owen Glendowner" in 1864
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  • William T. Yeo (1869-1959), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Iosco District, 1909-12
  • Barbara C. Yeo, American politician, Mayor of Manhattan, Kansas, 1969-70
  • Douglas Yeo, American classical trombonist at the Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Brian George Yeo (b. 1944), former English football striker
  • Simon John Yeo (b. 1973), former English footballer
  • Dylan Yeo (b. 1986), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
  • Alfred William Yeo (1890-1976), Australian politician, Member for Castlereagh (1932-1941)
  • Michael "Mike" Yeo (b. 1973), Canadian current head coach of the NHL ice hockey Minnesota Wild
  • Jonathan Yeo (b. 1970), British portrait artist who has painted Nicole Kidman, Dennis Hopper, Prince Philip, Erin O'Connor, Tony Blair, David Cameron and many more
  • John Yeo (1837-1924), Canadian farmer, ship builder and politician, Member of Parliament from East Prince (18961898)
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. 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).
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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