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Trout Family History

Trout Name Meaning

English: from Middle English trowte ‘trout’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling the fish. Altered spelling of German Traut.

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

Similar surnames: Rout, Grout, Tout, Roup, Troup, Troy, Trott, Trost, Traut, Crout

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Where is the Trout family from?

You can see how Trout families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trout family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trout families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 84 Trout families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Trout's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Trout families in 1840.
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What did your Trout ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trout. 17% of Trout men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Trout women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trout were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Trout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trout 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Trout. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Trout. For the veterans among your Trout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trout lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Trout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Trout in 1940 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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