Trenholm Family History

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Trenholm Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trenholme in North Yorkshire, named from Old Norse trani ‘crane’ + holmr ‘island’.

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

Similar surnames: Denholm, Kronholm, Tenold, Turnham, Trentham, Gresham, Trenton

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Trenholm Family Origin

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Trenholm Family Occupations

What did your Trenholm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trenholm. A less common occupation for the Trenholm family was Coal Dealer. The most common Trenholm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Trenholm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Dealer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Trenholm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Trenholm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Trenholm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trenholm 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 Trenholm. 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 Trenholm. For the veterans among your Trenholm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trenholm Life Expectancy

What is the average Trenholm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Trenholm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Trenholm in 1958 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trenholm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trenholm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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