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The Yochum 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.

Yochum Early Origins



The surname Yochum was first found in Brandenburg.

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Yochum Spelling Variations


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Yochum Spelling Variations



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

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Yochum Early History


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Yochum Early History



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

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Yochum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yochum Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yochum 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:

Yochum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Yochum, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1865
  • Louis Yochum, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yochum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yochum (post 1700)



  • Rev. Dr. Harold Leland Yochum (1903-1974), American academic, the 9th President of Capital University in Columbus, OH
  • Dan Yochum (b. 1950), American former CFL offensive lineman who won three Grey Cups and was a four-time CFL All-Star, inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2004
  • Thomas Yochum, American politician, Industrial Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Yochum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yochum 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.

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