Trew Family History

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Trew Name Meaning

English: variant of Trow, mainly of 1.altered spelling of German Treu.

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

Similar surnames: Traw, Rew, Treu, Trow, Brew, Prew, Rhew, Craw, Drew, Tree

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Trew Family Origin

Where is the Trew family from?

Trew Family Occupations

What did your Trew ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trew occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Trew's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trew. A less common occupation for the Trew family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bricklayer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Trew Historical Records

What Trew family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Trew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trew 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Trew. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trew. For the veterans among your Trew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trew Life Expectancy

What is the average Trew lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Trew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Trew in 1961 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trew 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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