The name Yuomant has been recorded in British history since the time when the Anglo-Saxons
ruled over the region. The name is assumed to have been given to someone who was a free landholder.
Early Origins of the Yuomant family
The surname Yuomant was first found in Gloucestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times, before and after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Yuomant family
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Yuomant Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Yuomant has been spelled many different ways, including Yeoman, Yeomans, Yoemans and others.
Early Notables of the Yuomant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yuomant family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Yuomants to arrive in North America: Robert Yeoman settled in Virginia in 1622; George Yeoman settled in Virginia in 1638; Arthur Yeomans settled in Barbados in 1634; Richard Yeoman settled in New England