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Early Origins of the Trogdon family

The surname Trogdon was first found in Bavaria, where the name Trogen was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Trogdon family

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Trogdon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Trogen, Troger, Troge, Troggen, Trogenn, Trogens, Trogene, Trogenes, Trogger, Trogge, Troogen, Troggers, Troggens, Trojen and many more.

Early Notables of the Trogdon family

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Trogdon Ranking

In the United States, the name Trogdon is the 15,963rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Trogdon family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States in Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

Contemporary Notables of the name Trogdon (post 1700) +

  • Lacy Trogdon, American director and writer, known for Dissolution (2012), Death Before Dawn (2010) and Machete Massacre (2008)
  • Kelly Trogdon, American model, Miss North Carolina competitor at the Miss America 2000 pageant
  • William Trogdon, birth name of William Least Heat-Moon, an American travel writer and historian, perhaps best known for his autobiographical travel book, Blue Highways published in 1982
  • W. Joe Trogdon, American politician, Mayor of Asheboro, North Carolina, 1983-2001 [2]

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from on Facebook