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Yow Early Origins



The surname Yow was first found in on the Isle of Yell, in the Shetlands.

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Yow Spelling Variations


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Yow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yell, Yul, Yuel, Yule, Youll, Yuile, Yuill, Yulle and others.

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Yow Early History


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Yow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yow research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1374, 1391, 1503, 1676 and 1870 are included under the topic Early Yow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yow 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:

Yow Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Yow, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727

Yow Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walter Yow, aged 18, who emigrated to Ashebor, North Carolina, in 1918
  • Grace Yow, aged 25, who settled in Martin, Georgia, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yow (post 1700)



  • Deborah A. Yow (b. 1951), American college sports administrator and former college basketball coach
  • Sandra Kay Yow (1942-2009), American basketball coach
  • David Yow (b. 1960), American musician
  • Jeme Tien Yow (1861-1919), distinguished Chinese railroad engineer
  • Jharal Yow (b. 1989), Australian professional rugby league footballer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Numine et virtute
Motto Translation: By God's providence and by virtue.


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Yow Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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    The Yow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yow 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 18 August 2015 at 11:52.

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