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Trevena Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from one or more places in Cornwall named Trevena (Breage Tintagel) Trevenna (Saint Mawgan in Pydar Saint Neot Tywardreath) or Trevenner (Saint Hilary). The placenames derive from Middle Cornish tre ‘estate farmstead’ + war ‘upon’ + meneth ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Treen, Trevor, Greven, Trevino, Breden, Greenan, Graven, Requena

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Where is the Trevena family from?

You can see how Trevena families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trevena family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Trevena families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 10 Trevena families living in Tennessee. This was about 29% of all the recorded Trevena's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Trevena families in 1880.
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What did your Trevena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Trevena. 38% of Trevena men worked as a 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

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Miner
  • Machinist
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Trevena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trevena census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 991 immigration records available for the last name Trevena. 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 566 military records available for the last name Trevena. For the veterans among your Trevena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trevena lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Trevena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Trevena in 1953 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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