Trenchard Family History

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Trenchard Name Meaning

French: from Old French trenche, a derivative of trenchier ‘to cut, hack, or slice’ (compare Trench) + the pejorative suffix -ard, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher or a nickname for a violent person.

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

Similar surnames: Trench, Record, Bouchard, Bechard, Orchard, Preacher, Blanchard

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Trenchard Family Origin

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Trenchard Family Occupations

What did your Trenchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trenchard. The most common Trenchard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Trenchard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trenchard family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Painter

  • Grocer


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Trenchard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Trenchard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trenchard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trenchard. 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 Card

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

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Trenchard Life Expectancy

What is the average Trenchard lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Trenchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Trenchard in 1962 was 78, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trenchard

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