Yount History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Yount family
The surname Yount was first found in Middlesex 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 13th century when they held lands.
Early History of the Yount family
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Early Notables of the Yount family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yount family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yount Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Yount, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Yount (post 1700)
- Hampton Yount, American producer and writer, known for The Eric Andre Show (2012), Nerd Down & 10 (2012) and Ridiculousness (2011)
- Josie Yount, American actress, known for Baby, Baby (2005), The Cook (2008) and Burial (2015)
- Dell Yount, American actor, known for Phone Booth (2002), Joy Ride (2001) and 61* (2001)
- John P. Yount (1850-1872), American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 3rd U.S. Cavalry during the Apache Wars against Cochise, recipient of the Medal of Honor
- Henry S. Yount (1839-1924), nicknamed "Rocky Mountain Harry Yount," an American Civil War soldier, mountain man, professional hunter and trapper, the first gamekeeper (ranger) in Yellowstone National Park, eponym of Younts Peak
- George Calvert Yount (1794-1865), American trapper in William Wolfskill's party who went to California in 1831 and became the first Euro-American permanent settler in the Napa Valley
- Floyd Edwin Yount (1915-1973), American Major League Baseball player who played two seasons (1937 to 1939)
- Christian Alexander Yount (b. 1988), American football long snapper who has played since 2011
- Miles Franklin Yount (1880-1933), nicknamed the "Godfather of Beaumont," an American oil Baron who formed the Yount-Lee Oil Company on December 22, 1914; his estate was worth 46.2 million upon his death, the third largest financial transaction in the United States to that point
- Robin R. Yount (b. 1955), nicknamed,"The Kid", and "Rockin' Robin," American Major League Baseball player who played shortstop for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1974 to 1993, inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999
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Suggested Readings for the name Yount
- A Brief Sketch of the Origin of the Yount Family in America by William Calvin Yount.
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- ^ 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)