Tran Family History

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Tran Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Scottish: nickname from Old Norse trani ‘crane’.

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

Similar surnames: Tram, Tuan, Tron, Than, Truan, Uran, Trang, Bran, Tray, Bean

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Tran Family Origin

Where is the Tran family from?

Tran Family Occupations

What did your Tran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tran occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 13% of Tran's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Tran family was Coachman (Domestic Serv). Cabinet Maker, Gen Lab and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tran.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Gen Lab

  • Annuitant

  • Coachman (Domestic Serv)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tran ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tran Historical Records

What Tran family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tran census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Tran. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Tran. For the veterans among your Tran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tran Life Expectancy

What is the average Tran lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tran in 1954 was 61, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tran ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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