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Trull Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English trull ‘slattern’, ‘prostitute’. German: nickname for a street entertainer or a cheat, from a noun derivative of Middle High German trüllen ‘to juggle’, also ‘to cheat’. German (also Trüll): from a short form of the female personal name Gertrud (see Trude).

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


Similar surnames: Tull, Toll, Grill, Bull, Troll, Thull, Groll, Kroll, Prall, Gull

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Where is the Trull family from?

You can see how Trull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trull families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Trull families living in Massachusetts. This was about 46% of all the recorded Trull's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Trull families in 1840.
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What did your Trull ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trull. 27% of Trull men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Trull women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trull were Farm Laborer and Folder.

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Folder
    6%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Trull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trull 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trull. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trull. For the veterans among your Trull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trull lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Trull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Trull in 1945 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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