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Troughton Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Troughton Hall in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire, so named from Old English trog ‘trough’, ‘hollow’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Roughton, Broughton, Boughton, Stoughton, Houghton, Oughton, Doughton

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Troughton Family Origin

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Troughton Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Street Car Driver

    20%

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Troughton. A less common occupation for the Troughton family was Street Car Driver. The most common Troughton occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Troughton's were Carpenters.

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Troughton Historical Records

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Troughton Life Expectancy

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