Yorke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of York.

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


Similar surnames: Yorks, Corke, York, Corte, Yarde, Rocke, Parke, Porte, Barke, Coke

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Yorke Family Origin

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Yorke Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Yorke family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yorke. The most common Yorke occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Yorke's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Yorke Historical Records

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Yorke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Yorke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Yorke in 1952 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yorke

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