Trott Family History

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Trott Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Trotter 1. South German: metonymic variant of Trotter 2.

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

Similar surnames: Trout, Trost, Tritt, Brott, Rutt, Drott, Strott, Troutt, Grott, Hott

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Trott Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trott name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Trott. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • European Jewish


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Trott Family Origin

Where is the Trott family from?

Trott Family Occupations

What did your Trott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trott. A less common occupation for the Trott family was Fisherman. The most common Trott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Trott's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Fisherman


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

Trott Historical Records

What Trott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Trott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trott 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Trott. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Trott. For the veterans among your Trott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trott Life Expectancy

What is the average Trott lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Trott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Trott in 1951 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trott 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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