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Truex Surname Meaning

Variant of Truax a surname of French origin.

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

Similar surnames: Truax, Truell, Trueba, Trudo, Prue, Brue, Cruey, Gruel, Truss, Truly

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Where is the Truex family from?

You can see how Truex families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Truex family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Truex families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Truex families living in Quebec. This was about 58% of all the recorded Truex's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Truex families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Truex surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Truex ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Truex. 21% of Truex men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Truex women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Truex were Carpenter and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Truex. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Truex 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Truex. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Truex. For the veterans among your Truex ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Truex lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Truex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Truex in 1949 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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