York Family History & Genealogy

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York Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Aug 19, 2020

History

A famous member of the York family is Alvin Cullum York, the most decorated American soldier in World War One.  A movie was made about him (Sargeant York) and Gary Cooper played the lead. The history of the York family and the meaning or origin of the surname York have yet to be added to this page.

Name Origin

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Spellings & Pronunciations

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Nationality & Ethnicity

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Famous People named York

Famous members of the York family:

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.

Early Yorks

These are the earliest records we have of the York family.

1565 - Unknown
1566 - 1634
1660 - Unknown
1657 - Mar 6, 1695
1660 - Unknown
1662 - Unknown
1676 - Unknown
1801 - 1876

York Family Members

York Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 York Biographies

Sep 13, 1902 - Unknown
Oct 20, 1938 - Nov 23, 2005
Nov 20, 1927 - May 27, 2007
Jun 23, 1885 - July 1973
Jul 21, 1961 - December 1990
Apr 24, 1930 - Jun 12, 1997
Dec 6, 1944 - Dec 24, 1998
Apr 23, 1918 - May 13, 1997
Jul 4, 1928 - August 1979
Mar 21, 1967 - Mar 10, 2004
Aug 10, 1934 - Mar 15, 1995
Nov 2, 1910 - Jul 6, 2001
Feb 23, 1926 - Aug 17, 2010
May 28, 1902 - August 1979
Nov 7, 1912 - Mar 2, 1998
c. 1946 - Unknown
c. 1937 - Unknown
c. 1964 - Unknown
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 22, 1966
c. 1913 - Unknown

York Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a York family member is 70.3 years old according to our database of 19,544 people with the last name York that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.3 years

Oldest Yorks

These are the longest-lived members of the York family on AncientFaces.

Jun 28, 1883 - Mar 7, 1990
106 years
Feb 9, 1898 - Sep 7, 2004
106 years
Jun 18, 1883 - Jan 15, 1990
106 years
Jan 5, 1874 - April 1980
106 years
Feb 23, 1881 - January 1987
105 years
May 10, 1879 - August 1984
105 years
Jul 12, 1868 - December 1973
105 years
Feb 5, 1900 - Oct 24, 2002
102 years
Oct 10, 1900 - Jul 13, 2003
102 years
Dec 30, 1873 - December 1976
102 years

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