Trompeter Family History

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Trompeter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a trumpeter, messenger, or herald, Middle High German trum(m)eter, trumpter. German: habitational name from any of four estates so named in the Rhineland. Dutch: occupational name for a trumpeter from an agent derivative of trompet ‘trumpet’.

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

Similar surnames: Trotter, Tretter, Troeger, Tremper, Gropper, Troyer, Tromp, Cropper

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Trompeter Family Origin

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Trompeter Family Occupations

What did your Trompeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trompeter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Trompeter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trompeter family was Peddles. Farmer, Butcher and Egineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trompeter.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Egineer

  • Peddles


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Trompeter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Trompeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trompeter 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Trompeter. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Trompeter. For the veterans among your Trompeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trompeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Trompeter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Trompeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Trompeter in 1955 was 18, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trompeter

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