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The Tramp surname may be derived from the Middle High German word "trumpe," meaning "drum." Or, it may come from the place name, Trampe in Uckermark, a district in present day Brandenburg, but which was claimed by Pomerania in medieval times.

Tramp Early Origins



The surname Tramp was first found in Mecklenburg and Pomerania, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. There is an early record of Willeke (von) Tramp, a Pomeranian knight, in 1280. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

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Tramp Spelling Variations


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Tramp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tramp, Trampe, Trump, Trumpe, Trempe, Von Tramp and many more.

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Tramp Early History


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Tramp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tramp research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1736 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Tramp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tramp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tramp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tramp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tramp Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Helene Tramp, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Nordend, Germany, in 1911
  • Marie Catherine D. Tramp, aged 41, who emigrated to America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1918
  • Carl Tramp, aged 34, who landed in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1923
  • Emma Tramp, aged 30, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1923
  • Richard Tramp, aged 11, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, Germany, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Tramp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tramp Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 March 2014 at 15:57.

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