Tross Family History

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Tross Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a carter or carter’s man, from Middle High German trosse ‘baggage’.

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

Similar surnames: Ross, Gross, Bross, Kross, Trost, Tress, Dross, Trom, Spross, Cross

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Tross Family Origin

Where is the Tross family from?

Tross Family Occupations

What did your Tross ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tross occupation in the UK was Labourer. 67% of Tross's were Labourers. Labourer and Coachman (Dom) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tross.

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  • Labourer

  • Coachman (Dom)


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

Tross Historical Records

What Tross family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tross. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tross 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Tross. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tross. For the veterans among your Tross ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tross Life Expectancy

What is the average Tross lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tross in 1957 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tross 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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