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Trosky Name Meaning

Altered form of Polish Troski: unexplained. This form of the surname is also found in Germany. American shortened form of Turowsky itself an altered form of Polish Turowski .

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


Similar surnames: Troy, Broski, Trokey, Trost, Klosky, Roske, Brodsky, Rosko, Trisko

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Where is the Trosky family from?

You can see how Trosky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trosky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Trosky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Trosky families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Trosky's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Trosky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trosky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trosky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trosky. 43% of Trosky men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Trosky women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trosky were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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
    43%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Merchandise Broker
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    28%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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What Trosky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Trosky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trosky 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Trosky. 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 635 military records available for the last name Trosky. For the veterans among your Trosky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trosky lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Trosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trosky in 1960 was 60, and 23 in 2004.

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