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Yost Early Origins



The surname Yost was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Jost became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Yost Spelling Variations


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Yost Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jost, Joste, Jostes, Jostt, Jostts, Jostte, Josttes, Josst, Jossts, Joost, Joosts, Joostt, Yost and many more.

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Yost Early History


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Yost Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yost research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1719 is included under the topic Early Yost History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yost Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yost Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yost 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:

Yost Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hiester Yost, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Francis Yost, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755
  • Nicholas Yost, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755
  • Casper Yost, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760
  • Michael Yost, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Yost Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Yost, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • George Peter Yost, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833
  • George Peter Yost, who was naturalized in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1833
  • John Nicholas Yost, who landed in Maryland in 1837
  • Jacob Yost, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Yost Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter Yost, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yost (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yost (post 1700)



  • Albert J. Yost (d. 1907), American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1905-07
  • Jacob Senewell Yost (1801-1872), American politician
  • Casper Salathiel Yost (1863-1941), longtime editor of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat
  • Nellie Irene Snyder Yost (1905-1992), American historian and writer
  • Herbert Yost (1879-1945), American actor of the silent era
  • Dorothy Yost (1899-1967), American screenwriter
  • Joseph W. Yost (1847-1923), prominent American architect from Ohio
  • Paul Edward Yost (1919-2007), American inventor of the modern hot air balloon
  • David Harold Yost (b. 1969), American actor and producer
  • Christopher Yost (b. 1973), American film, animation and comic book writer
  • ... (Another 32 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    11. ...

    The Yost Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yost 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 31 October 2016 at 11:32.

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