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Yocham Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jochem .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Yochim, Yochem, Yochum, Yoakam, Yocom, Yocum, Kochan, Jochem, Bonham

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Where is the Yocham family from?

You can see how Yocham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yocham family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yocham families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Yocham family living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Yocham's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Yocham families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yocham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yocham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yocham. 46% of Yocham men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Yocham women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yocham were Farming and Fonntain Girl. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Fonntain Girl
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yocham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yocham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 117 immigration records available for the last name Yocham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 302 military records available for the last name Yocham. For the veterans among your Yocham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yocham lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Yocham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Yocham in 1954 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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