Trenner Family History

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Trenner Name Meaning

German: possibly a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German trennen ‘to separate’, ‘to divide’, or alternatively a nickname for a bowls player, from Middle Low German trenden ‘to play with balls’, ‘to bowl’.

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

Similar surnames: Brenner, Renner, Fenner, Benner, Strenger, Tretter, Treiber, Treder

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Trenner Family Origin

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Trenner Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Trenner occupation in the UK was Carver & Gilder. 100% of Trenner's were Carver & Gilders.

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  • Carver & Gilder


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Trenner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Trenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trenner 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 470 immigration records available for the last name Trenner. 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 721 military records available for the last name Trenner. For the veterans among your Trenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trenner Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Trenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Trenner in 1961 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trenner

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