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Yorstind Early Origins



The surname Yorstind was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held the lands of Yorkstoun in the parish of Corstorphine. Although there is evidence that the name may have been Orcadian in origin many centuries before, from the island of Burray, and possibly Saba. There is strong evidence that Rowsay in the Orkneys was their original home.

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Yorstind Spelling Variations


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Yorstind Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yourston, Yorston, Yorkstoun, Yorkson and others.

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Yorstind Early History


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Yorstind Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yorstind research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1400, 1500 and 1539 are included under the topic Early Yorstind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yorstind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yorstind Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yorstind 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: Archibald Yorston settled in Newcastle county in Delaware in 1841.

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