How to pronounce Yeakle?

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Pronunciation of Yeakle in marion indiana usa

Yeakle is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ y AI - k oh l ]
y AI - k oh l
yes pain   key so let


Type of Name:

last name

Origin:

german

Gender:

Male

Alternate Spelling(s):

yeakel, yekal, jeakle, jagly. several variances

Meaning:

from the latin for "glory"

Additional Information:

The name is probably German/Swiss. The Y was really a J in German and the ea was an umlauted a. You will find different spellings for the same person depending on whether an English person was writing the name or a German was writing the name.

One early will I have written in English by a German gives Jagly (with an umlaut over the a). This became Yeagley in my branch of the family.

I also find the g and k to be interchangeable in the earlier records. Then after a time one branch of the family will settle on g and the other k.

-Matt Yeakle,genealogy.com


Comments:

Pronunciation of Yeakle in marion indiana usa

Yeah'-cole

Yeah' should sound like Pay with a y instead of the p.



Type of Name:

last name

Origin:

german

Gender:

Male

Alternate Spelling(s):

yeakel, yekal, jeakle, jagly. several variances

Meaning:

from the latin for "glory"

Additional Information:

The name is probably German/Swiss. The Y was really a J in German and the ea was an umlauted a. You will find different spellings for the same person depending on whether an English person was writing the name or a German was writing the name.

One early will I have written in English by a German gives Jagly (with an umlaut over the a). This became Yeagley in my branch of the family.

I also find the g and k to be interchangeable in the earlier records. Then after a time one branch of the family will settle on g and the other k.

-Matt Yeakle,genealogy.com


Comments:

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