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The roots of the German surname Troxel can be found in the region of Hesse, where the name originated. Troxel may be an occupational name, derived from the Middle High German word "truhsaesee," meaning "leader." In this case, Troxel would be a variation of the German surname Truchsess.

Troxel Early Origins



The surname Troxel was first found in Kempten, where the name first emerged in the early Middle Ages. Hainrich der Truhsaess is the first recorded bearer of the name, living in Kempten in 1287.

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Troxel Spelling Variations


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Troxel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Troxel, Trutzschel, Truhsaess, Troxelle, Trutzel, Troxell and many more.

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Troxel Early History


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Troxel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troxel research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1287 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Troxel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Troxel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troxel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Troxel 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:

Troxel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Troxel, who was naturalized in Iroquois County, Illinois in 1895

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Contemporary Notables of the name Troxel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Troxel (post 1700)



  • John Carroll Troxel (b. 1905), physician working in the American Midwest
  • Ed Troxel (1925-2001), influential high school and college football coach in Idaho
  • M C J Troxel, diplomat living in Israel in the 1950's

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Suggested Readings for the name Troxel


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Suggested Readings for the name Troxel



  • Troxel(l) Trails by Richard M. Troxel.

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Troxel Family Crest Products


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Troxel Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Troxel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Troxel 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 15:40.

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