Plaisted Family History

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Plaisted Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of ground used for playing games, from Middle English pleye ‘play’ + sted(e) ‘place’, hence ‘place for play or sport’. In some cases it may be a habitational name from Chapel Plaster in Box, Wiltshire. Compare Plaster 2.

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

Similar surnames: Plaster, Painter, Place, Plate, Lister, Plante, Laster, Plater

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Plaisted Family Origin

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Plaisted Family Occupations

What did your Plaisted ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Licensed Victualler Coopers Arms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plaisted. The most common Plaisted occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Plaisted's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plaisted family was None.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Licensed Victualler Coopers Arms

  • None


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

Plaisted Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Plaisted. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plaisted 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 734 immigration records available for the last name Plaisted. 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 Plaisted. For the veterans among your Plaisted ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plaisted Life Expectancy

What is the average Plaisted lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Plaisted life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Plaisted in 1944 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plaisted

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plaisted 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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