Trostel Family History

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Trostel Name Meaning

South German: probably a nickname for someone who enjoyed singing, from Middle High German trostel ‘thrush’.

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


Similar surnames: Trissel, Postel, Trosper, Trester, Distel, Trotter, Brester, Droste

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Trostel Family Origin

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Trostel Family Occupations

What did your Trostel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trostel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Trostel's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trostel. A less common occupation for the Trostel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Trostel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Trostel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trostel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Trostel. 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 Trostel. For the veterans among your Trostel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trostel Life Expectancy

What is the average Trostel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Trostel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Trostel in 1961 was 53, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trostel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trostel 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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