Trout History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Trout family

The surname Trout was first found in Westmorland where they held a family seat anciently at Trowtbeck in the parish of Windermere in that shire.

Early History of the Trout family

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Trout Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Trowtbeck, Trowtback, Troutbeck, Troutback, Trowteback, Trowback, Trowbeck, Troubeck, Trueback, Truebeck, Truback, Trubeck, Truwbeck, Truwtbeck, Truwtback, Truwback, Trobeck and many more.

Early Notables of the Trout family (pre 1700)

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Trout Ranking

In the United States, the name Trout is the 2,513rd most popular surname with an estimated 12,435 people with that name. [1]

United States Trout migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Trout Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Wilhelm Trout, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1860 [2]
Trout Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Roy Hannibal Trout, who landed in North Dakota in 1916 [2]

Australia Trout migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Trout Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Henry Trout, English convict from Yorkshire, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [3]
  • John Trout, aged 42, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"
  • Amelia Trout, aged 15, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"
  • Ellen Trout, aged 18, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

Contemporary Notables of the name Trout (post 1700) +

  • Linda Jayne Copple Trout (b. 1951), American lawyer and retired jurist, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court (1997-2004)
  • Jack Trout (1935-2017), American business consultant, owner of Trout & Partners, a consulting firm
  • Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout (1906-2003), American early female aviator notable for her pioneering flying activities
  • Walter Trout (b. 1951), American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter
  • Robert Oren Trout (1904-1995), American sociologist
  • Robert "Bob" Trout (1909-2000), American broadcast news reporter
  • Paul Howard "Dizzy" Trout (1915-1972), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Steven Russell Trout (b. 1957), American former Major League Baseball pitcher and son of former major league pitcher Dizzy Trout
  • Jennie Kidd Trout (1841-1921), the first woman in Canada to legally become a medical doctor

RMS Titanic
  • Mrs. Jessie L. Trout, aged 26, American Second Class passenger from Columbus, Ohio who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 9 [4]

Suggested Readings for the name Trout +

  • 250 Year History of My Trout Family by George E. Trout.
  • The Trouts From London: William Trout Branch by Peter M. Rinaldo.

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  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from
  4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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