Yoakum Family History

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Yoakum Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim.

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


Similar surnames: Yoakam, Yokum, Yocum, Yokom, Yochum, Yochim, Yoast, Nickum, Yockel

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Yoakum Family Origin

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Yoakum Family Occupations

What did your Yoakum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yoakum family was Farm Laborer. The most common Yoakum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Yoakum's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoakum.

View Census data for Yoakum | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Yoakum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yoakum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoakum 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 Yoakum

Passenger List

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

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Yoakum Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoakum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yoakum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Yoakum in 1944 was 21, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoakum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoakum 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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