Yule Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname for someone who was born on Christmas Day or had some other connection with this time of year, from Middle English yule ‘Christmastide’ (Old English geol, reinforced by the cognate Old Norse term jól). This was originally the name of a pagan midwinter festival, which was later appropriated by the Christian Church for celebration of the birth of Christ.

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


Similar surnames: Mule, Mole, Dole, Pyle, Rule, Kale, Luke, Yale, Ure, Lull

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Yule Family Origin

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Yule Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yule family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yule. The most common Yule occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Yule's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Painter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Yule Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Yule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Yule in 1947 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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