Troyer Family History

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Troyer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Troier, Treuer, in the south, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cattle track Treyen (from Latin trivium ‘trail’); in the north, from an occupational name from Middle Low German troye ‘jerkin’. Dutch (De Troyer): occupational name for a maker of jerkins (see Troy 6).

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


Similar surnames: Grover, Roker, Troy, Roper, Kroner, Royer, Trower, Tozer, Boyer

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Troyer Family Origin

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Troyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Troyer. The most common Troyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Troyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Troyer family was Laborer.

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Troyer Historical Records

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Troyer Life Expectancy

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Famous Troyer Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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