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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, and trowe. These all come from the Old English word treowe, which means faithful, loyal, or trustworthy. The latter portion of the name is derived from the word man.

Troman Early Origins



The surname Troman was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Troman Spelling Variations


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Troman Spelling Variations



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.

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Troman Early History


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Troman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troman research. Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Troman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Troman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Troman In Ireland


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Troman In 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.

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The Great Migration



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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Troman (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Troman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Troman 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 7 July 2016 at 08:01.

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