Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Trainer Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Treunmhor, very brave; Treun, Gaelic, brave, valiant; er or or, the termination of fear, a man.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Trainer Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Trainer Family History Thought:
'I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.' --Fred Allen