Trout Family History

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Trout Name Meaning

English: from Middle English trowte ‘trout’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling the fish. Altered spelling of German Traut.

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


Similar surnames: Rout, Grout, Tout, Roup, Troup, Troy, Trott, Trost, Traut, Crout

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Trout Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trout name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Trout. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Trout Family Origin

Where is the Trout family from?

Trout Family Occupations

What did your Trout ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trout occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Trout's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Layer and Bailiff Devis were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trout. A less common occupation for the Trout family was Ed. & Publisher.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Brick Layer

    13%
  • Bailiff Devis

    6%
  • Ed. & Publisher

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Trout ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Trout Historical Records

What Trout family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Trout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troutcensus 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Trout. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Trout. For the veterans among your Trout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trout Life Expectancy

What is the average Trout lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Trout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Trout in 1940 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trout

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trout 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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