Troxler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Troxler family

The surname Troxler 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.

Early History of the Troxler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troxler research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1287 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Troxler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Troxler Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Troxler family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Troxler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Troxler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Troxler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Justin Troxler, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Troxler (post 1700) +

  • Roscoe Troxler (1883-1976), American jockey, winner of the McLennan Handicap (1948) and the Widener Handicap (1948)
  • Gus Troxler (1871-1945), American professional strong man, boxer, actor, sports promoter, physical-training expert, and inventor
  • Seth Troxler, American born electronic music producer and DJ
  • Steve Troxler, American tobacco farmer and the Republican Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Ignaz Paul Vital Troxler (1780-1866), Swiss physician, politician, and philosopher who identified Troxler's fading, or the Troxler effect, an optical illusion affecting visual perception


  1. ^ 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)


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