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Origins of the Yeo surname

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About the Yeos

We have a total number of 18825 records for people with the last name Yeo.

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Where do most Yeos live?

In 1921, most Yeos lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Yeos

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 16,200 records for the Yeo surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Yeos most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Yeo first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Yeos

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Yeos in 1921


General Servant Domestic


Living On Own Means




Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Yeos in 1921




Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer




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