Yorke Family History
Yorke Surname History
This Yorke history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Yorke family name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Yorke family. Yorke family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Yorke family researchers. The Yorke family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Yorke has spread, it has changed making its etymology tricky to piece together.
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The evolution of Yorke starts with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries, the Yorke name may have changed with them. Yorke family members have migrated around different countries all throughout history.
Yorke country of origin
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The nationality of Yorke can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Yorke may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Yorke
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The meaning of Yorke come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. A lot of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Yorke originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- Dudley Yorke 1586 - ?
- Edward Yorke 1605 - ?
- Joseph Yorke 1587 - ?
- Unknown Yorke
- Bartholomew Yorke 1582 - ?
- William Yorke 1635 - 1690
- Mary (unknown) Yorke
- Edward Edward Yorke, Sir 1554 - 1622
- NARVEL YORKE COLANGELO 1930 - ?
- Miss Yorke 1585 - ?
- Yorke Yorke
- Alan Yorke 1556 - ?
- Yorke Yorke 1526 - ?
- Greene Yorke 1588 - ?
- Yorke Yorke 1528 - ?
- Charles Yorke 1850 - ?
- Richard Yorke 1569 - ?
- Henry Yorke 1540 - ?
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Famous people named Yorke
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Yorke
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Yorke. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Yorke spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Yorke were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Yorke. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Yorke family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Yorke vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.