Yoak Family History

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Yoak Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Oak.

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

Similar surnames: Oak, York, Moak, Book, Yam, Noah, Yock, Yorks, Hoak, Doak

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Yoak Family Origin

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Yoak Family Occupations

What did your Yoak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yoak occupation in the USA was Dairy Farm. 25% of Yoak's were Dairy Farms. A less common occupation for the Yoak family was Miller. Dairy Farm, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoak.

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  • Dairy Farm

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miller


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Yoak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Yoak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yoak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Yoak. 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 Card

There are 524 military records available for the last name Yoak. For the veterans among your Yoak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoak Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoak lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Yoak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Yoak in 1954 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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