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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yoakam

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam is a country music, honky-tonk, and country rock singer-songwriter, actor, and film director. His ongoing career started in 1984. Dwight was born on October 23rd, 1956 in Pikeville, Kentucky.


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Popularity of Yoakam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yoakam U.S.
  White 96.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yoakam

People with the last name Yoakam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Yoakam

  • How Popular is the name Yoakam? As a last name Yoakam was the 48,160th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Yoakam? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Yoakam was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Yoakam: Your name in reverse order is Makaoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akmayo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yoakam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 439 people with the last name Yoakam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yoakam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yoakam as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Yoakam born Nov 25, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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