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meanings of yeoman


  1. A subordinate, deputy, aide, or assistant.
  2. A member of the Imperial Yeomanry, officially created in 1890s and renamed in 1907.
  3. A clerk in the US Navy, and US Coast Guard.
  4. An official providing honorable service in a royal or high noble household, ranking between a squire and a page. Especially, a Yeoman of the Guard, a member of a ceremonial bodyguard to the UK monarch (not to be confused with a Yeoman Warder).
  5. A former class of small freeholders who farm their own land; a commoner of good standing.
  6. A member of the Yeomanry Cavalry, officially chartered in 1794 originating around the 1760s.
  7. A dependable, diligent, or loyal worker or someone who does a great service.
  8. Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Cirrochroa, of Asia and Australasia.
  9. A Yeoman Warder.
  10. In a vessel of war, the person in charge of the storeroom.


  1. An English occupational surname for a yeoman.

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