Truman Family History

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Truman Name Meaning

English (mainly East Midlands): variant spelling of Trueman. Jewish (from Latvia): habitational name for someone from a Latvian village, the Russian name of which is Trumany. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Trumann, a variant of Trautmann.

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


Similar surnames: Trueman, Rutman, Truan, Ruman, Rudman, Trotman, Ryman, Ruan, Lauman

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Truman Family Origin

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Truman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Truman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Truman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Truman family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Truman.

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Truman Historical Records

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Truman Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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