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Yarbrough is a surname of Lincolnshire origin. In English it originated as a habitational or topographic name from Yarborough and Yarburgh in Lincolnshire, named with Old English eorðburgearthworks’, ‘fortifications’, (a compound of eorðe/eorethe ‘earth’, ‘soil’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘burrow’). Notable people with the surname include: