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Tromp Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter or a drummer. German: habitational name from a place so named near Braunsberg in Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Trump, Troup, Trom, Tropp, Troy, Komp, Trumm, Torp, Rom, Troia

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Where is the Tromp family from?

You can see how Tromp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tromp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tromp families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Tromp family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Tromp's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tromp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tromp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tromp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tromp. 44% of Tromp men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tromp women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tromp were Porter and New Worker.

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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
    44%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Porter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tromp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tromp 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tromp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tromp. For the veterans among your Tromp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tromp lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tromp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tromp in 1957 was 67, and 88 in 2004.

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