Plapp Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: unexplained; perhaps a shortened form of Plappert, Blappert, Blapphart, from Middle High German blaphart, the name of a silver coin worth one-twentieth of a gulden. South German or Swiss German: from an onomatopoeic word referring to a clapping noise, hence a nickname for a blabbermouth.

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

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Plapp Family Origin

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Plapp Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    50%
  • Dries Waggon

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plapp family was Farmer. The most common Plapp occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Plapp's were Coopers. Cooper and Dries Waggon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plapp.

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Plapp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Plapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Plapp in 1964 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plapp

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