Yokel Name Meaning

Respelling of German Jockel or Jöckl, from a pet form of the personal name Jakob, German form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Yakel, Yockel, Nobel, Jakel, Kopel, Rogel, Robel, Mikel, Boker, Powel

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Yokel Family Origin

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Yokel Family Occupations

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  • Dairyman

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, Dairyman, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yokel. The most common Yokel occupation in the USA was Dairyman. 14% of Yokel's were Dairymans. A less common occupation for the Yokel family was Laborer.

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Yokel Historical Records

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Yokel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Yokel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Yokel in 1950 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yokel

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