Trueman Family History

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Trueman Name Meaning

English (common especially in the Midlands): nickname for a trustworthy man, from Middle English trewe, trow ‘faithful’ + man ‘man’. This was apparently also used as a personal name during the Middle Ages, and some instances of the surname may derive from this use. Americanized form of any of the various Jewish surnames derived from German treu ‘true’, ‘faithful’, for example Treu(mann), Treiman; Getreuer; Getroir, Getrouer (from Yiddish getray, influenced by German treu); Treuherz (‘true heart’).

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


Similar surnames: Thurman, Truman, Rudman, Tubman, Turman, Buxman, Krausman, Freeman

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Trueman Family Origin

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Trueman Family Occupations

What did your Trueman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Trueman. 3% of Trueman men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Trueman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trueman were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    1%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Trueman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Trueman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trueman 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 Trueman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Trueman. For the veterans among your Trueman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trueman Life Expectancy

What is the average Trueman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Trueman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Trueman in 1952 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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