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Trajan Family History

Trajan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Trojan, Trahan, Rajan, Dragan, Taran, Train, Truman, Raman, Trakas

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Where is the Trajan family from?

You can see how Trajan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trajan family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Trajan family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Trajan's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Trajan families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trajan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trajan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Keeper was the top reported job for people in the USA named Trajan. 100% of Trajan men worked as a Truck Keeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Keeper
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Census Records

There are 70 census records available for the last name Trajan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trajan 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Trajan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Trajan. For the veterans among your Trajan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trajan lifespan?

Average Trajan life expectancy in 1988 was 55 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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