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Troeger Family History

Troeger Name Meaning

German (Saxony, Vogtland): habitational name for someone from Trogen. Dutch: possibly from a derivative of Middle Dutch troc ‘trough’, ‘tub’, hence an occupational name for a maker of such items.

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


Similar surnames: Roeger, Troyer, Krieger, Krueger, Trager, Trotter, Ploeger, Kreger

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Where is the Troeger family from?

You can see how Troeger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Troeger family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Troeger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Troeger family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Troeger's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Troeger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Troeger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Troeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Troeger. 30% of Troeger men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Troeger women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Troeger were Carpenter and Housewife.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    27%
  • Cashier
    20%
  • Weaver
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Troeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troeger 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Troeger. 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 910 military records available for the last name Troeger. For the veterans among your Troeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Troeger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Troeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Troeger in 1955 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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