A compendium of families with the Trout, Traut, and Troutt names,
with particular reference to Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio.
Compiled by John A. Knouse
This page was last revised on July 23, 2001.
Most Trouts in the United States are descended from one of two German Traut families.
There are Trout families from the British Isles as well. The German groups originated in
Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, with many moving to Ohio in the early days.
- Descendants of Balthasar TRAUT (b. 1570)
- Descendants of Johannes TRAUT ()
- Miscellaneous family groups not placed
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