Trantham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Trantham family
The surname Trantham was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1250 when John of Trentham was prior of Trentham.
Early History of the Trantham family
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Trantham Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Trentham, Trentam, Trentom, Trentem and others.
Early Notables of the Trantham family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Trentham (ca. 1487-1519), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Shrewsbury in 1512 and 1515; Richard Trentham (ca.1515-1547), an English politician, Member of...
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Trantham migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Trantham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Henry Trantham, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Oceanic" from Southampton, England 
Contemporary Notables of the name Trantham (post 1700) +
- Gene Trantham, American Associate Professor, Chair of Musicology/Composition/Theory at Bowling Green State University, Ohio
- Sidney Trantham Ph.D., American Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Lesley University, Massachusetts
- Dr. Kenneth W. Trantham, American Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Physical Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney
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