The Yocham 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.
Early Origins of the Yocham family
The surname Yocham was first found in Brandenburg.
Early History of the Yocham family
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Yocham Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Joachim, Jocham, Yoachim, Yocham, Yochum, Yoakam and others.
Early Notables of the Yocham family (pre 1700)
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