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Early Origins of the Trueblood family

The surname Trueblood was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Boscundle in the parish of St. Austell.

"Boscundle also, formerly the seat of the family of Trubody, is now the property of Thomas Carlyon, Esq. The ancient mansion is at present in a ruinous condition." [1]

Early History of the Trueblood family

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Trueblood Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Trewbody, Truebody, Trueboddie, Trewboddie and many more.

Early Notables of the Trueblood family

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Trueblood Ranking

In the United States, the name Trueblood is the 8,872nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Trueblood family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Trueblood (post 1700) +

  • Paul Trueblood, has been an American musical director/pianist for a variety of performers
  • Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1856-1951), American professor of elocution and oratory
  • Jeremy Trueblood (b. 1983), American football player
  • David Elton Trueblood (1900-1994), American Quaker scholar
  • Mark Trueblood, American astronomer and engineer

  1. Hutchins, Fortescue, The History of Cornwall, from the Earliest Records and Traditions to the Present Time. London: William Penaluna, 1824. Print
  2. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?"., on Facebook