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Trentham Family History

Trentham Name Meaning
English (Midlands): habitational name from Trentham in Staffordshire, named from the Celtic river name Trent + ham ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ or hamm ‘river meadow’.

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

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1,062 Military Records
284 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Trentham Families

  • Number of Trentham families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Trentham families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Trentham last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Trentham census records

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Trentham Family Origin

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Trentham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Trentham

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Trentham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Trentham Civil War Service Records

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