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Troast Family History

Troast Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Trost.

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

Similar surnames: Trost, Troost, Groat, Roat, Treat, Coast, Preast, Treas, Trease

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Where is the Troast family from?

You can see how Troast families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Troast family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Troast families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Troast families living in Minnesota. This was about 21% of all the recorded Troast's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Troast families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Troast surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Troast ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Troast. 42% of Troast men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Bricklayer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Troast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 89 immigration records available for the last name Troast. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 218 military records available for the last name Troast. For the veterans among your Troast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Troast lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Troast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Troast in 1950 was 56, and 91 in 2004.

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