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Yock Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Joch a variant of Jauch . Compare Yoak and Yoke .

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


Similar surnames: Yeck, Bock, Yack, Lock, Mock, Rock, Hock, Yost, Pock, Kock

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Where is the Yock family from?

You can see how Yock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yock family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yock families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Yock family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Yock's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Yock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yock ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Yock. 50% of Yock men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    50%
  • Laundry
    50%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yock 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Yock. 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 318 military records available for the last name Yock. For the veterans among your Yock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yock lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Yock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yock in 1949 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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