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Troster Early Origins



The surname Troster was first found in the province of Mecklenburg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name can be traced in this region back to 1506, when they were vassals to the Prince von Werle. They would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Friedrich Trost of Hamburg in 1260, Waczlaw Trost of Prag in 1375, and Fridel Troestel of Prague in 1359.

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Troster Spelling Variations


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Troster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Trost, Troest, Troste, Troeste, Troist, Troester, Troster, Troestel and many more.

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Troster Early History


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Troster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troster research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1500 is included under the topic Early Troster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Troster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troster Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Troster 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Troster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Troster, who landed in America in 1833
  • Michael Troster, aged 8, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Abraham Troster, aged 12, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Adam Troster, aged 16, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Dorothea Troster, aged 15, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Troster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Troster 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 23 September 2010 at 15:38.

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