The name Troman has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It was a name for a faithful or trusty man. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English words trew, trewe, trow,
These all come from the Old English word treowe,
which means faithful, loyal,
The latter portion of the name is derived from the word man.
Early Origins of the Troman family
The surname Troman was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Troman family
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Troman Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Troman have been found, including Trueman, Truman, Trewman and others.
Early Notables of the Troman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Troman family to Ireland
Some of the Troman family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 141 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Troman family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Troman, or a variant listed above: Richard Trueman settled in Barbados in 1654; Robert Trueman settled in Virginia in 1656; John Truman settled in Virginia in 1654; William Truman settled in Fort Cumberland
, Nova Scotia in 1774 with his wife Anne and son William..
Contemporary Notables of the name Troman (post 1700)
- Victor Thomas "Tom" Wilfred Troman (1914-2000), English cricketer from Wednesbury, Staffordshire who played from 1938 to 1949