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

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Yoke Family Occupations

What did your Yoke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yoke. 21% of Yoke men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Yoke women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yoke were Mechanic and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    20%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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.

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