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

Where is the Troost family from?

Troost Family Occupations

What did your Troost ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Troost family was Cigar Merchant. 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.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Wholesale Liquor Store

  • Cigar Merchant


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

Troost Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Troost. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troost 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 Troost. 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 628 military records available for the last name Troost. For the veterans among your Troost ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Troost Life Expectancy

What is the average Troost lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Troost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Troost in 1964 was 80, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Troost

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Troost 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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