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Truant Family History

Truant Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Trant, Truan, Trufant, Trent, Grant, Quant, Ruan, Triano, Trust

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Where is the Truant family from?

You can see how Truant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Truant family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Truant families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Truant families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Truant's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Truant families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Truant surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Truant ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Miner and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Truant. 34% of Truant men worked as a Miner and 100% of Truant women worked as a School Teacher. .

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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

  • Miner
  • Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • School Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Truant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Truant 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Truant. 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 34 military records available for the last name Truant. For the veterans among your Truant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Truant lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Truant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Truant in 1969 was 84, and 102 in 2002.

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