Trojan Family History

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Trojan Name Meaning

Polish: from an Old Slavic personal name, Trojan, a derivative of Latin Traianus. This was the name of a Roman emperor (53–117), who extended the Roman Empire east into Dacia (modern Romania). In early Slavic records the name is also borne by a mythical creature. Czech and Slovak: from the Old Czech vocabulary word trojan ‘triplet’, from the numeral tri ‘three’. This was used as a personal name, bestowed on children born on the Feast of the Holy Trinity, and as a surname for people living at a house distinguished by the sign of a Golden Three. The surname is also well established in Germany, of Slavic origin. French: from the Latin personal name Troianus (see Italian Troiano). This gained currency in France as having been the name of a 6th-century bishop of Saintes.

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

Similar surnames: Roman, Troiano, Toman, Roan, Provan, Tron, Troia, Vroman, Broman

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Trojan Family Origin

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Trojan Family Occupations

What did your Trojan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trojan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Trojan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Trojan family was Wire Mill. Laborer, Bar Tender and Catholic Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trojan.

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  • Laborer

  • Bar Tender

  • Catholic Priest

  • Wire Mill


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Trojan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Trojan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trojan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trojan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trojan. For the veterans among your Trojan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trojan Life Expectancy

What is the average Trojan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Trojan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Trojan in 1951 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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