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True Name Meaning

English: variant of Trow, mainly of 1.

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

Similar surnames: Rue, Tree, Prue, Toye, Tarte, Rud, Tye, Tyre, Drye, Tigue

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True Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the True name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name True. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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True Family Origin

Where is the True family from?

True Family Occupations

What did your True ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gen Lab, Agricultural Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by True. A less common occupation for the True family was Commercial Traveller. The most common True occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 7% of True's were Gen Labs.

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  • Gen Lab

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • Commercial Traveller


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

True Historical Records

What True family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name True. Like a window into their day-to-day life, True 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name True. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name True. For the veterans among your True ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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True Life Expectancy

What is the average True lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, True life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for True in 1945 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for True

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your True 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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