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The Yohe 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.

Yohe Early Origins



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

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Yohe Spelling Variations


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Yohe Spelling Variations



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

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Yohe Early History


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Yohe Early History



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

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Yohe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yohe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yohe 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 or some of its variants were: Alan Yeo, who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630; John Yeo settled in Virginia in 1654 with Prudence; Hugh and Clare Yeo settled in Virginia in 1653.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yohe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yohe (post 1700)



  • Luther H. Yohe, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Davis G. Yohe, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Vicki Yohe (b. 1965), American gospel singer, songwriter, and worship leader
  • Mary Augusta "May" Yohé (1866-1938), American musical theatre actress
  • Gary Yohe, American Nobel Peace Prize winning economist, Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
  • Bill Yohe (1878-1938), American Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators in the 1909 season
  • Andrew Yohe (b. 1978), American two-time gold medalist sledge hockey player, team captain at the 2010 Winter Paralympics

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Yohe Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. 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.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Yohe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yohe 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 26 February 2016 at 12:34.

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