Truesdale Family History

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Truesdale Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Croasdale, Ragsdale, Hinsdale, Ruddle, Iredale, Dugdale, Teesdale

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Truesdale Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Truesdale name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Truesdale. 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


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Truesdale Family Origin

Where is the Truesdale family from?

Truesdale Family Occupations

What did your Truesdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Truesdale family was Nurse. Flax Dresser, Grocers Manager and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Truesdale. The most common Truesdale occupation in the UK was Flax Dresser. 11% of Truesdale's were Flax Dressers.

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  • Flax Dresser

  • Grocers Manager

  • Laundress

  • Nurse


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

Truesdale Historical Records

What Truesdale family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Truesdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Truesdale 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 Truesdale. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Truesdale. For the veterans among your Truesdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Truesdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Truesdale lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Truesdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Truesdale in 1952 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Truesdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Truesdale 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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