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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trost

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From Old High German trōst, from Proto-Germanic *traustą

  1. consolation

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trost

Bradley Ryan Trost is a member of parliament. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Bradley was born on May 15th, 1974 in Langenburg, Saskatchewan.


Brandon Trost is a cinematographer, screenwriter, director, producer, and actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to 1996. Brandon was given the name Brandon Scott Trost on August 29th, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Jason Trost is a director, actor, producer, screenwriter, and special effects artist. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Jason was given the name Jason Wayne Trost on November 15th, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Carlisle Albert Herman Trost is a military person. His military service ended in 1990.


Alessia was born on March 8th, 1993 in Pordenone.



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Popularity of Trost as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trost U.S.
  White 94.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trost

People with the last name Trost are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Trost

  • How Popular is the name Trost? As a last name Trost was the 8,385th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Trost first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Trost is Thursday, June 18th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Trost? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Trost. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Trost: Your name in reverse order is Tsort. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Totrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trost? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,948 people with the last name Trost.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trost? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Trost as their last name.

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