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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.

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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.

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


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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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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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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
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  • 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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    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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