Plaut Family History

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Plaut Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German plaut ‘short and broad bayonet’, or ‘blunt knife’, hence a nickname for a heavy, clumsy fellow or a lout.

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

Similar surnames: Platt, Lau, Plitt, Plass, Prast, Plum, Klatt, Platz, Pluth, Plate

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Plaut Family Origin

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Plaut Family Occupations

What did your Plaut ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plaut occupation in the USA was Keeps Notion Store. 18% of Plaut's were Keeps Notion Stores. Keeps Notion Store, Barber and Butches Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plaut. A less common occupation for the Plaut family was Carpet Merchant.

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  • Keeps Notion Store

  • Barber

  • Butches Store

  • Carpet Merchant


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

Plaut Historical Records

What Plaut family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plaut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plaut census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Plaut

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plaut. 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 Plaut. For the veterans among your Plaut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plaut Life Expectancy

What is the average Plaut lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Plaut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Plaut in 1957 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plaut

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plaut 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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