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Origin and Meaning of Trotsky

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  1. Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)

From Russian Троцкий (Trockij), from Polish place name Troki.

  1. A surname​.
  2. Leon Trotsky, a Soviet revolutionary and Marxist theorist.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trotsky

Leon Trotsky was a Full member of the 6th , 7th , 8th , 9th , 10th , 11th , 12th , 13th , 14th Politburo, Full member of the6th , and 14th Politburo. Leon was given the name Lev Davidovich Bronstein on November 7th, 1879 in near Yelizavetgrad, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He passed away on August 21st, 1940.


Noi was born on March 27th, 1895 in Saint Petersburg. He died on November 19th, 1940.


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Popularity of Trotsky as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trotsky U.S.
  White 93.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trotsky

People with the last name Trotsky are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Trotsky

  • How Popular is the name Trotsky? As a last name Trotsky was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Trotsky? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Trotsky was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Trotsky: Your name in reverse order is Ykstort. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Krtsyto. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trotsky? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Trotsky.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trotsky? Trotsky is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Trotsky born Oct 21, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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