Trevithick Family History

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Trevithick Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of various places, in the parishes of St. Columb Major, St. Columb Minor, Perranzabuloe, and St Ewe, so named from Cornish tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + various personal names; in the case of the last-mentioned place, the second element may be a lenited form of methek ‘doctor’.

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

Similar surnames: Tredinnick, Trevethan, Trebilcock, Trevillian, Reith, Trevino

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Trevithick Family Origin

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Trevithick Family Occupations

What did your Trevithick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tin Miner, Farmer and Corn Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trevithick. A less common occupation for the Trevithick family was Ag. Labourer. The most common Trevithick occupation in the UK was Tin Miner. 13% of Trevithick's were Tin Miners.

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  • Tin Miner

  • Farmer

  • Corn Merchant

  • Ag. Labourer


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

Trevithick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Trevithick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trevithick 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 701 immigration records available for the last name Trevithick. 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 320 military records available for the last name Trevithick. For the veterans among your Trevithick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trevithick Life Expectancy

What is the average Trevithick lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Trevithick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Trevithick in 1964 was 63, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trevithick

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