Yoke Family History

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Yoke Name Meaning

English: status name from Old English geoc ‘holder of a yoke (a measure of land)’.

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

Similar surnames: Hone, Hole, Lake, Hope, Duke, Coe, Yore, Loke, Moke, Doke

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Yoke Family Origin

Where is the Yoke family from?

Yoke Family Occupations

What did your Yoke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yoke family was Brick Mason. The most common Yoke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Yoke's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoke.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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

Yoke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Yoke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoke 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 930 immigration records available for the last name Yoke. 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 Yoke. For the veterans among your Yoke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoke Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yoke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yoke in 1952 was 26, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoke 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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