Yoh Name Meaning

Korean (Yo): there are two Chinese characters for this surname. Only one of them is used by a clan large enough to warrant treatment here. The Uryong Yo clan’s founding ancestor is said to have been Yo Son-jae, a Song Chinese government officer who migrated from China to Koryo. Although members of the Yon clan can be found throughout the Korean peninsula, they are concentrated in the Kyongsang provinces.

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


Similar surnames: Yon, Oh, You, Toh, Goh, Roh, Koh, Soh, Yoo, Loh

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Yoh Family Origin

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Yoh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Works In Furnace

    11%
  • Canal Repairman

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yoh family was Canal Repairman. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Furnace were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yoh. The most common Yoh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Yoh's were Farmers.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Yoh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Yoh in 1963 was 83, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yoh

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