Plager Family History

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Plager Name Meaning

Variant spelling of a Low German variant of Pfleger; in particular, an occupational name for someone who tended dikes and ditches. Altered spelling of German Pläger, of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Planer, Prager, Flager, Pleger, Slager, Platter, Plate, Praeger

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Plager Family Origin

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Plager Family Occupations

What did your Plager ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Plager ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Bookkeeping

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plager family was Laborer. Farmer, Bookkeeping and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plager. The most common Plager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plager's were Farmers.

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Plager Historical Records

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Plager Life Expectancy

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