Plachy Family History

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Plachy Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Plachý): nickname meaning ‘shy’. This surname is also found in Poland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Flach, Plauche, Plachta, Hladky, Vlach, Placek, Lach, Lacy, Pelech

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Plachy Family Origin

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Plachy Family Occupations

What did your Plachy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Plachy. 13% of Plachy men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Plachy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plachy were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Labor
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Apprentice Nurse
    6%
  • Beautician
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Plachy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 854 census records available for the last name Plachy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plachy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 373 immigration records available for the last name Plachy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 378 military records available for the last name Plachy. For the veterans among your Plachy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plachy Life Expectancy

What is the average Plachy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Plachy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Plachy in 1958 was 55, and 67 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plachy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plachy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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