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Trowbridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English treow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

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


Similar surnames: Corbridge, Woodbridge, Stockbridge, Bridge, Ashbridge, Bainbridge

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Trowbridge Family Origin

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Trowbridge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Trowbridge Historical Records

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Trowbridge Life Expectancy

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