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Trotman Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): nickname from Middle English trot(te) trat(te) ‘trot walk fast’ (Old French trot) + -man perhaps for someone with a quick gait or who rode horses at a trot in which case it may have been a nickname for a messenger. Compare Trotter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Brotman, Titman, Truman, Rutman, Rottman, Troutman, Strotman, Rotan

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Where is the Trotman family from?

You can see how Trotman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trotman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trotman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Trotman families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Trotman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Trotman families in 1911.
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What did your Trotman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Trotman. 100% of Trotman men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Trotman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trotman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Trotman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trotman. For the veterans among your Trotman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trotman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Trotman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Trotman in 1948 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

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