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Truax Surname Meaning

Altered form of French (mainly Nord) Dutrieux: habitational name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone from Le Trieu a place in Belgium; or a topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of fallow land from a derivative of regional trie ‘fallow land’. Compare Truex .

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

Similar surnames: Truman, Trudo, Trias, Great, Truex, Rux, Truan, Pax, Rua, Trust

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Where is the Truax family from?

You can see how Truax families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Truax family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Truax families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 93 Truax families living in Ontario. This was about 74% of all the recorded Truax's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Truax families in 1911.
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What did your Truax ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Truax. 41% of Truax men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Truax women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Truax. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Truax. For the veterans among your Truax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Truax lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Truax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Truax in 1944 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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