Meaning and Origin of: Trost

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : from a medieval personal name or byname often bestowed on a child born after the death of a sibling, from German Trost ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’ (Middle High German trōst, ‘confidence’, ‘trust’).
  • Dutch : variant of Troost.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from modern German Trost ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’.