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The Truscott surname is a habitation name created from a place so named in the parish of St. Stephens, Cornwall. It comes from the Cornish words "dres," or "beyond" and "cuit," or "wood."

Truscott Early Origins



The surname Truscott was first found in Staffordshire where they were Lords of the manor of Trescott from very ancient times. They were tenants recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, and their estates from the King by the Canons of Wolverhampton.

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Truscott Spelling Variations


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Truscott Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Truscott, Trescott, Truscoat, Truscotte and others.

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Truscott Early History


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Truscott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Truscott research. Another 198 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Truscott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Truscott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Truscott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Truscott 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:

Truscott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Truscott, who settled in Alexandria Virginia in 1817
  • William Truscott, aged 42, landed in Alexandria, Va in 1817
  • Thomas Truscott, who came to Philadelphia in 1818
  • Samuel Truscott, who arrived in Maryland in 1834
  • John Truscott, who was naturalized in New York, NY in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Truscott Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Edmund Truscott, who was recorded in the 1871 census of Ontario, Canada

Truscott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Digory Truscott arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  • John Truscott arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  • John Truscott, aged 32, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance"
  • Walter Hicks Truscott, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "William Stuart"
  • William Truscott, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Truscott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Truscott, aged 22, a mine labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Leonora Truscott, aged 20, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Truscott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Truscott (post 1700)



  • Tom Truscott, American computer scientist best known for co-creating Usenet
  • Lucian Truscott IV (b. 1947), American writer and journalist, grandson of General Lucian Truscott
  • Frank F Truscott (1894-1969), American politician, Attorney General of Pennsylvania (1953-1955)
  • Dorothy Hayden Truscott (1925-2006), née Dorothy Johnson, an American bridge player, winner of four world championships, wife of Alan Truscott
  • Alan Fraser Truscott (1925-2005), American bridge player, writer, and editor who wrote the daily bridge column for The New York Times for 41 years, from 1964 to 2005
  • Carl Truscott (b. 1957), American former director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (2004-2006)
  • Paul Truscott (b. 1986), English boxer, former Commonwealth featherweight champion
  • Harold Truscott (1914-1992), English composer, pianist, broadcaster and writer about music
  • Meta Truscott (1917-2014), Australian diarist and Ashgrove historian
  • Peter Derek Truscott (b. 1959), Baron Truscott, a British petroleum and mining consultant
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Truscott Historic Events


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Truscott Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Charles Edwin Truscott, British Stoker 2nd Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Donald S Truscott, British Petty Office Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Truscott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Truscott 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.

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