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The Anglo-Saxons of Britain first developed the name Yoemans. It was a name given to someone who was a free landholder.

Yoemans Early Origins



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

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Yoemans Spelling Variations


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Yoemans Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Yoemans have been found, including Yeoman, Yeomans, Yoemans and others.

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Yoemans Early History


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Yoemans Early History



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

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Yoemans Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yoemans Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yoemans 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Yoemans, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Yoemans Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Yoemans, who settled in Virginia in 1635

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoemans (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoemans (post 1700)



  • P A Yoemans (1904-1984), Australian farmer, engineer, inventor of the Keyline Design, and Prince Philip Design Award winner

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Yoemans Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoemans 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 16 August 2012 at 11:50.

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