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Trudgeon Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): habitational name from Tregian in the parish of St. Ewe, earlier Trudgeon. The place name is recorded in 1331 in the form Trehydian, from Cornish tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + a personal name similar in form to the attested Hedyn.

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


Similar surnames: Rudge, Dudgeon, Ruden, Pidgeon, Trude, Trudeau, Rutzen, Trudel

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Where is the Trudgeon family from?

You can see how Trudgeon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trudgeon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Trudgeon families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 33 Trudgeon families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Trudgeon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Trudgeon families in 1911.
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What did your Trudgeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Trudgeon. 64% of Trudgeon men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    64%
  • Farmers Son
    27%
  • Farming
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 834 immigration records available for the last name Trudgeon. 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 327 military records available for the last name Trudgeon. For the veterans among your Trudgeon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trudgeon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Trudgeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Trudgeon in 1963 was 51, and 92 in 2004.

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