Yokum Family History

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Yokum Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim.

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

Similar surnames: Yocum, Yokom, Yoakum, Yoakam, Yochum, Yocom, Hodum, Coup, Yokel

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Yokum Family Origin

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Yokum Family Occupations

What did your Yokum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yokum family was Blacksmith. The most common Yokum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Yokum's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yokum.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Yokum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Yokum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yokum 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Yokum. 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 835 military records available for the last name Yokum. For the veterans among your Yokum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yokum Life Expectancy

What is the average Yokum lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yokum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Yokum in 1955 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yokum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yokum 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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