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Famous People named York

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  • Alvin Cullum York, 1887 - 1964, World War One's most decorated American soldier and title subject of the movie "Sargeant York" in which he was played by Gary Cooper.

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York Life Expectancy

According to our database of 19,544 people with the last name York that have a birth and death date listed:

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70.3
years

Most Common York First Names

According to our database of 29,781 people with the last name York that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • James 2.8%
  • William 2.8%
  • John 2.4%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • Mary 1.7%
  • Charles 1.5%
  • Thomas 1.0%
  • George 1.0%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • Joseph 0.8%
  • Edward 0.8%
  • David 0.8%
  • Henry 0.7%
  • Donald 0.6%
  • Margaret 0.6%
  • Raymond 0.6%
  • Michael 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Elizabeth 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Frank 0.5%
  • Harold 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Fred 0.4%
  • Anna 0.4%
  • Arthur 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Clarence 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Betty 0.4%
  • Willie 0.4%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Howard 0.3%
  • Harry 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Patricia 0.3%
  • Carl 0.3%
  • Alvin 0.3%
  • Earl 0.3%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Barbara 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Jesse 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Mildred 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%

York Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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