Yoakam Family History

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Yoakam Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim.

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


Similar surnames: Yoakum, Yokum, Yocham, Yokom, Yocom, Yocum, Yochim, Yoast, Yakel

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Yoakam Family Origin

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Yoakam Family Occupations

What did your Yoakam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yoakam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Yoakam's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoakam. A less common occupation for the Yoakam family was Stock Dealer.

View Census data for Yoakam | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Stock Dealer

    6%

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

Yoakam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yoakam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoakam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Yoakam

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Yoakam. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yoakam. For the veterans among your Yoakam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoakam Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoakam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yoakam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Yoakam in 1962 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoakam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoakam 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.

Famous Yoakam Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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