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Multiple Origins for the Surname Yoakam


German


The Yoakam surname comes from the personal name Joachim, which is derived ultimately from the Hebrew given name "Yoyakim." According to legend, this was the name of the father of the Virgin Mary.

Yoakam Early Origins



The surname Yoakam was first found in Brandenburg.

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Yoakam Spelling Variations


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Yoakam Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Joachim, Jocham, Yoachim, Yocham, Yochum, Yoakam and others.

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Yoakam Early History


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Yoakam Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yoakam research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1505, 1535, 1571, 1620, and 1690 are included under the topic Early Yoakam History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yoakam Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yoakam Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yoakam 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 or some of its variants were: Johan Joachem, a Palatine, who arrived in London, England between 1709 and 1710; Michael Yoachum, a Huguenot who arrived in who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoakam (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoakam (post 1700)



  • Stephen Yoakam, American actor, known for Sweet Land (2005), Here on Earth (2000) and Older Than America (2008)
  • Dwight Yoakam (b. 1956), American Screen Actors Guild Award nominated country singer and actor; he has a Star on the Walk of Fame

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Yoakam Family Crest Products


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Yoakam Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Yoakam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoakam 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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