Yokel Family History

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Yokel Name Meaning

Respelling of German Jockel or Jöckl, from a pet form of the personal name Jakob, German form of Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Yakel, Yockel, Nobel, Jakel, Kopel, Rogel, Robel, Mikel, Boker, Powel

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Yokel Family Origin

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Yokel Family Occupations

What did your Yokel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Linerman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yokel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Linerman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yokel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yokel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yokel 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 492 immigration records available for the last name Yokel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 309 military records available for the last name Yokel. For the veterans among your Yokel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yokel Life Expectancy

What is the average Yokel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Yokel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Yokel in 1950 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yokel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yokel 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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