Trentham Family History

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Trentham Name Meaning

English (Midlands): habitational name from Trentham in Staffordshire, named from the Celtic river name Trent + ham ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ or hamm ‘river meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Bentham, Branham, Turnham, Benham, Grantham, Gresham, Trent, Feltham

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Trentham Family Origin

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Trentham Family Occupations

What did your Trentham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trentham family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trentham. The most common Trentham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Trentham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Labor

  • Farm Laborer


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Trentham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trentham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trentham 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Trentham. 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 Trentham. For the veterans among your Trentham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trentham Life Expectancy

What is the average Trentham lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Trentham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Trentham in 1956 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trentham

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