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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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Yohe Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. 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. 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.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. 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.
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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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