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Origins of the Yu surname

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About the Yus

We have a total number of 272 records for people with the last name Yu.

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Where do most Yus live?

In 1921, most Yus lived in East Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Yus

How common is your surname?

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

We have 20 records for the Yu surname. The oldest one dates back to 1881.

Who were Yus most likely to marry?

Lees

&

Kims

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What are the most common Yu first names?

  • Edward
  • David
  • Jennifer
  • Jessica

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