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Trawick Family History

Trawick Name Meaning

Probably an altered form, under German influence, of Polish Trawicki, a habitational name from a place called Trawice in Gdansk voivodeship, or some other place named with Polish trawa ‘grass’.

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


Similar surnames: Trawinski, Krick, Harwick, Barwick, Warwick, Howick, Fenwick

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Where is the Trawick family from?

You can see how Trawick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trawick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trawick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Trawick families living in North Carolina. This was about 32% of all the recorded Trawick's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Trawick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trawick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trawick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trawick. 36% of Trawick men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Trawick women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trawick were Farming and Laborer.

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Laborer
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 380 immigration records available for the last name Trawick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trawick. For the veterans among your Trawick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trawick lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Trawick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Trawick in 1947 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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