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
from ancient times.
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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, Trimen and others.
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..