Trevethan Family History

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Trevethan Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from places in the parishes of Budock, St. Eval, and Gwennap, all so named from Cornish tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + a second element of uncertain form and meaning (possibly a lenited form of budin, buthyn ‘meadow’).

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

Similar surnames: Trevena, Trevarthen, Trentham, Greven, Greenman, Trevathan, Trevisan

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Trevethan Family Origin

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Trevethan Family Occupations

What did your Trevethan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Trevethan. 56% of Trevethan men worked as a Farmer and 76% of Trevethan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trevethan were Mechanical Engineering and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Mechanical Engineering

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Trevethan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trevethan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trevethan 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Trevethan. 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 764 military records available for the last name Trevethan. For the veterans among your Trevethan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trevethan Life Expectancy

What is the average Trevethan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Trevethan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trevethan in 1959 was 50, and 42 in 2004.

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