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Trenary Name Meaning

Cornish: variant spelling of Trener(r)y, a habitational name from a place in the parish of St. Allen, named in Cornish with tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + an unexplained second element.

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


Similar surnames: Tracy, Trefry, Tebay, Tena, Gregory, Tear, Terry, Trento, Grear

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Where is the Trenary family from?

You can see how Trenary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trenary family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Trenary families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Trenary families living in Indiana. This was about 35% of all the recorded Trenary's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Trenary families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trenary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trenary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trenary. 24% of Trenary men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Trenary women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trenary were Operator and Stenographer.

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    26%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Passenger Lists

There are 181 immigration records available for the last name Trenary. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Trenary. For the veterans among your Trenary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trenary lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Trenary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trenary in 1945 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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