Trottier Family History

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Trottier Name Meaning

French: occupational name from the agent derivative of Old French troter ‘to walk fast’ (see Trotter 1).

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

Similar surnames: Trotter, Rottier, Fritter, Tretter, Rotter, Crozier, Rodier, Cloutier

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Trottier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trottier name?

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

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Trottier Family Origin

Where is the Trottier family from?

Trottier Family Occupations

What did your Trottier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Boot Bottomer and Store Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trottier. The most common Trottier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 42% of Trottier's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Trottier family was Woodchopper.

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  • Laborer

  • Boot Bottomer

  • Store Clerk

  • Woodchopper


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

Trottier Historical Records

What Trottier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Trottier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trottier 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trottier. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trottier. For the veterans among your Trottier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trottier Life Expectancy

What is the average Trottier lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Trottier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Trottier in 1945 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trottier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trottier 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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