Plagge Family History

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Plagge Name Meaning

North German: from a term meaning ‘sod’, ‘peat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a peat cutter or a topographic name for someone who lived by a peat bog.

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

Similar surnames: Prigge, Place, Lage, Plate, Page, Palange, Lague, Bagge, Prange

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Plagge Family Origin

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Plagge Family Occupations

What did your Plagge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Bag Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plagge. A less common occupation for the Plagge family was Farming. The most common Plagge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Plagge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Bag Maker

  • Farming


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

Plagge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Plagge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plagge 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Plagge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Plagge. For the veterans among your Plagge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plagge Life Expectancy

What is the average Plagge lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Plagge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Plagge in 1962 was 54, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plagge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plagge 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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