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The Yoe 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.

Yoe Early Origins



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

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Yoe Spelling Variations


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Yoe Spelling Variations



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

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Yoe Early History


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Yoe Early History



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

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Yoe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yoe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yoe 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:

Yoe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Yoe, who landed in Virginia in 1654
  • William Yoe, who arrived in Virginia in 1654

Yoe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alois Yoe, aged 34, arrived in New York, NY in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoe (post 1700)



  • Edward A. Yoe, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928
  • Edgar A. De Yoe, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Bergen County, 1914-15

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Yoe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoe 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 10 December 2015 at 09:51.

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