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Trokey Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Trottier ‘courier; stableboy’. Alteration of the French ending -tier to English -key is typical for American French surnames. Compare Truckey .

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


Similar surnames: Troy, Trosky, Truckey, Stokey, Troyer, Trower, Taskey, Trickey

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Where is the Trokey family from?

You can see how Trokey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trokey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Trokey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Trokey families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Trokey's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Trokey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trokey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trokey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trokey. 46% of Trokey men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Trokey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trokey were Farm Hand and Servant. .

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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
    46%
  • Miner
    21%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Hand
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Servant
    50%
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What Trokey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 818 census records available for the last name Trokey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trokey 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Trokey. 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 185 military records available for the last name Trokey. For the veterans among your Trokey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trokey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Trokey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Trokey in 1941 was 47, and 77 in 2003.

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