Troost Family History

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Troost Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch tro(o)st, Middle High German trost, ‘confidence’, ‘trust’, ‘solace’, ‘consolation’, a nickname for a comforter or possibly a personal name given to a child born after the death of a sibling.

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


Similar surnames: Trost, Prost, Rost, Roos, Probst, Drost, Root, Brost, Frost, Tross

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Troost Family Origin

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Troost Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Wholesale Liquor Store

    17%
  • Cigar Merchant

    8%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Wholesale Liquor Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Troost. The most common Troost occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Troost's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Troost family was Cigar Merchant.

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Troost Historical Records

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Troost Life Expectancy

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