The name Trowman comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture 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,
These all come from the Old English word treowe,
which means faithful, loyal,
The latter portion of the name is derived from the word man.
Early Origins of the Trowman family
The surname Trowman was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Trowman family
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Trowman Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Trowman has undergone many spelling variations
, including Trueman, Truman, Trewman and others.
Early Notables of the Trowman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trowman family to Ireland
Some of the Trowman 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.
Migration of the Trowman family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Trowman were among those contributors:
Trowman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Hendrick Trowman, who arrived in New York in 1793 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)