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

Troxell Early Origins



The surname Troxell 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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Troxell Spelling Variations


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Troxell Spelling Variations



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

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Troxell Early History


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Troxell Early History



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

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Troxell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troxell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Troxell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Troxell, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737

Troxell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Burton Troxell, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Lillian Troxell, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Lillian Troxell, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Louis Troxell, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Rosa Troxell, who emigrated to America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Troxell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Troxell (post 1700)



  • John Troxell, American college football coach
  • Richard Troxell, American operatic tenor
  • Leona Anderson Troxell Dodd (1913-2003), American politician, president of the National Republican Women's Committee (1963 to 1967)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    11. ...

    The Troxell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Troxell 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 18 January 2016 at 14:58.

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