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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.TROO-mən
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Meaning & History

From a surname which meant "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It was also borne by American writer Truman Capote (1924-1984).

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American presidential surnames, authors, currently out of the US top 1000, True Blood characters, virtues
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute