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Yoke Early Origins



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.

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Yoke Spelling Variations


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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.

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Yoke Early History


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Yoke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yoke research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yoke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yoke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yoke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yoke 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 were:

Yoke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Yoke, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1759

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yoke (post 1700)


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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

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Yoke Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Yoke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoke 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 8 October 2015 at 10:48.

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