Truell Family History

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Truell Name Meaning

Irish (County Wicklow): probably derived from French Truelle (according to Morlet a Norman metonymic occupational name for a mason or builder, from truelle ‘spatula used for mixing and applying mortar’, ‘trowell’), or alternatively of the same origin as Trowell; it was taken from England to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Trussell, Tyrrell, Gruel, Trela, Truly, Brunell, Tuel, Prell, Ruelle

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Truell Family Origin

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Truell Family Occupations

What did your Truell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Truell. 50% of Truell men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Truell women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Truell were Jun Dicher and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Jun Dicher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Income

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Truell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Truell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Truell census 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Truell. 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 511 military records available for the last name Truell. For the veterans among your Truell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Truell Life Expectancy

What is the average Truell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Truell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Truell in 1954 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Truell 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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