Trowbridge Family History

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Trowbridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English treow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

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


Similar surnames: Corbridge, Woodbridge, Stockbridge, Bridge, Ashbridge, Bainbridge

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Trowbridge Family Origin

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Trowbridge Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Shepherd

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Trowbridge family was Shepherd. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trowbridge. The most common Trowbridge occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Trowbridge's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Trowbridge Historical Records

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Trowbridge Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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