Yoo Name Meaning

Korean and Chinese: see Yu.

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


Similar surnames: You, Joo, Yoh, Woo, Koo, Yoon, Yon, Goo, Yao, Soo

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Yoo Family Origin

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Yoo Family Occupations

What did your Yoo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yoo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Yoo's were Laborers. Laborer and Laundryman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yoo.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Laundryman

    50%

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Yoo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yoo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Yoo. 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 Yoo. For the veterans among your Yoo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoo Life Expectancy

What is the average Yoo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Yoo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Yoo in 1963 was 81, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yoo 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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