Early Origins of the Yokes family
Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 14th century when Roger Yoke held estates in that county in 1317.
Early History of the Yokes family
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Yokes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yoke, Yokes, Joke, Jokes, Joach, Yoak, Yoach and many more.
Early Notables of the Yokes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yokes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Yokes (post 1700)
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