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Trust Name Meaning

English (Devon): nickname from Middle English trust trist ‘trustworthy faithful loyal’. Compare Trist and Trusty . German: variant of Trost .

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


Similar surnames: Brust, Rust, Crust, Truss, Rush, Trout, Brush, Trost, Drust, Test

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Where is the Trust family from?

You can see how Trust families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trust family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trust families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 23 Trust families living in London. This was about 27% of all the recorded Trust's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Trust families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trust surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trust ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trust. 17% of Trust men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Trust women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trust were Painter and Housewife. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Telephone Operator
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Trust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trust 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Trust. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Trust. For the veterans among your Trust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trust lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Trust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Trust in 1957 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

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