Last name: YEO

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YEO : This last name is indexed 24,584 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

YEO : 1: English (Devon): from southwestern Middle English ya yo yeo ‘river or stream’ (Old English ēa) either a topographic name denoting residence near a stream or a habitational name from any of several minor places in Devon and Somerset named with this word. The same word is found in Nye Rye and Tye.2: Korean: variant of Yŏ (see Yo 1).3: Chinese: Teochew Hokkien and Taiwanese form of the surnames 楊 (see Yang 1) and 姚 (see Yao 1).4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 尤 see You 2.

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