Yonker Family History

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Yonker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Jonker.

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


Similar surnames: Yonkers, Younker, Yonke, Yunker, Youker, Yankey, Yankee, Yanke

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Yonker Family Origin

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Yonker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Yonker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Yonker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yonker family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yonker.

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Yonker Historical Records

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Yonker Life Expectancy

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