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Yocum Family History

Yocum Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Joachim.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

264,800 Historical Documents with Yocum on Ancestry.com
36,082 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,829 Military Records
912 Immigration Records
27,566 Census and Voter Lists
194,411 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Yocum Families

  • Number of Yocum families
     161 - 320
     54 - 160
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yocum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yocum census records

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Yocum Family Origin

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Yocum Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Yocum

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Yocum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yocum census records

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Yocum Civil War Service Records

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