Tranter Family History

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Tranter Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): occupational name for a peddler or hawker, especially one equipped with a horse and cart, Middle English traunter, traventer (Late Latin travetarius, of uncertain origin, possibly derived from Latin transvehere ‘to convey’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tanner, Panter, Prater, Grinter, Granier, Ranger, Grater, Trager

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Tranter Family Origin

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Tranter Family Occupations

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  • Elere Discourent

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Servant

    17%
  • Cordonnier

    8%

In 1881, Elere Discourent, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tranter. A less common occupation for the Tranter family was Cordonnier. The most common Tranter occupation in Canada was Elere Discourent. 25% of Tranter's were Elere Discourents.

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Tranter Historical Records

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Tranter Life Expectancy

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