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Origins of the Yonge surname

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About the Yonges

We have a total number of 1500 records for people with the last name Yonge.

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Where do most Yonges live?

In 1921, most Yonges lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Yonges

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,130 records for the Yonge surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Yonges most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Yonges.

What are the most common Yonge first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Yonge family members

Common jobs for Yonges

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

Common Female occupations for Yonges in 1921
Living On Own Means

12

Widow

11

Private Means

9

Living On Her Own Means

8

Cotton Weaver

6

Common Male occupations for Yonges in 1921
Fishmonger

20

Clerk

16

Husbandman

14

Gentleman

13

Surgeon

12

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