Yeo Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon and Somerset): habitational name from any of several minor places in Somerset and Devon named with southwestern Middle English ya or yo (Old English ea ‘stream’, ‘river’, the same word as found in Nye, Rye, and Tye). Korean: variant of Yoh.

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


Similar surnames: Leo, Hoo, Ree, Tye, Rio, Ye, Seo, Deo, Dyer, Rey

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Yeo Family Origin

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Yeo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yeo family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeo. The most common Yeo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Yeo's were Farmers.

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Yeo Historical Records

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Yeo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Yeo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Yeo in 1945 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeo

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