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Truman Family History

Truman Name Meaning
English (mainly East Midlands): variant spelling of Trueman.Jewish (from Latvia): habitational name for someone from a Latvian village, the Russian name of which is Trumany.Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Trumann, a variant of Trautmann.

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

354,577 Historical Documents with Truman on Ancestry.com
83,366 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
32,275 Military Records
3,872 Immigration Records
67,561 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Truman Families

  • Number of Truman families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Truman families
     139 - 275
     47 - 138
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Truman families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Truman Family Origin

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Truman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Truman

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Truman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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