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Trotta Name Meaning

Italian: from the feminine form of the personal name Trotto.

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


Similar surnames: Trotto, Trotti, Rotta, Cotta, Leotta, Arlotta, Trozzo, Rota, Totty

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Where is the Trotta family from?

You can see how Trotta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trotta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Trotta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Trotta family living in New Jersey. This was about 50% of all the recorded Trotta's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Trotta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trotta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trotta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trotta. 26% of Trotta men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Trotta women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trotta were Tailor and Stitcher. .

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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
    26%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Tailor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    14%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Stitcher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trotta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trotta 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Trotta. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trotta. For the veterans among your Trotta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trotta lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Trotta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Trotta in 1956 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

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