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The French name Trombley first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family having lived at Tremblay, in Normandy.

Trombley Early Origins



The surname Trombley was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat since early times.

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Trombley Spelling Variations


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Trombley Spelling Variations



Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations of this name, Trombley some of which are Tremblay, Tremblai, Tremblaie, Tremblé, Tremblés, Tremblée, Tremblait, Tremblett, Tremblais, Tremblaies, Tremley and many more.

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Trombley Early History


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Trombley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trombley research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1400, 1620, 1700, and 1774 are included under the topic Early Trombley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trombley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trombley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trombley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Trombley has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Trombley were

Trombley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur P. Trombley, aged 41, who settled in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1920
  • Margaret Trombley, aged 41, who settled in New York in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Trombley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Trombley (post 1700)



  • Laura E. Skandera Trombley, American fifth and current president of Pitzer College, Claremont, California
  • Ira Trombley (1952-2009), Vermont legislator and politician
  • Stephen Trombley (b. 1954), American author and filmmaker
  • Meeran Trombley (b. 1987), American retired competitive pair skater
  • Michael Scott "Mike" Trombley (b. 1967), retired American Major League Baseball player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Trombley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trombley 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 25 May 2016 at 19:30.

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