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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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    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. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. 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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