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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)



  • 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
  • Luther H. Yohe, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Davis G. Yohe, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Yohe Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. 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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