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Yoeman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The founding heritage of the Yoeman family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Yoeman comes from when one of the family worked as a free landholder.

Early Origins of the Yoeman family


The surname Yoeman was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very early times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Yoeman family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yoeman research.
Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 156 and 1565 are included under the topic Early Yoeman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Yoeman Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Yoeman has been spelled many different ways, including Yeoman, Yeomans, Yoemans and others.

Early Notables of the Yoeman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Yoeman family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Yoemans to arrive in North America:

Yoeman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Yoeman, who landed in South Carolina in 1716 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Yoeman, aged 16, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1775 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Yoeman (post 1700)


  • Robert Yoeman (b. 1951), American cinematographer and director
  • Richard S Yoeman, American commercial artist and coin collector

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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