Yoke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Yoke family

The surname Yoke was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Yoke family

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Yoke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoch, Hok, Yok, Yoak, Hokk, Hoek, Hoekk, Hohk, Hoher, Yoke, Hochart, Hochmann, Hohmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Yoke family (pre 1700)

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Yoke migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yoke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • George Yoke, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1759 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Yoke (post 1700)

  • Frank Roy Yoke (b. 1880), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Monongalia County, 1933; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for West Virginia, 1937-51 [2]

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