Troia Family History

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Troia Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain origin; most likely a habitational name from Troia in Foggia province, or alternatively nickname from troia ‘sow’. Portuguese (Tróia): habitational name from any of various places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Roma, Trias, Rosa, Roda, Troup, Roca, Troy, Tobia, Tromp, Tarzia

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Troia Family Origin

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Troia Family Occupations

What did your Troia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Coal Sewer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Troia. 15% of Troia men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Troia women worked as a Coal Sewer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Troia were New Worker and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Clerk
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Coal Sewer
  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Seamstress

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

Troia Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Troia. 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 Card

There are 579 military records available for the last name Troia. For the veterans among your Troia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Troia Life Expectancy

What is the average Troia lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Troia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Troia in 1954 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Troia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Troia ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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