Plein Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a plain, simple man (either unpretentious or simple-minded), from Old French plain, Latin planus ‘plain’, ‘flat’, ‘straightforward’. German: habitational name from a place so named in Bohemia (Czech name Planina).

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


Similar surnames: Lein, Klein, Stein, Pin, Leon, Glen, Thein, Plew, Pfeil, Albin

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Plein Family Origin

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Plein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeps Saloon

    20%
  • Retail Grocer

    20%
  • Works In Plow Factory

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Plein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Plein's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps Saloon and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plein. A less common occupation for the Plein family was Works In Plow Factory.

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Plein Historical Records

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Plein Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Plein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Plein in 1965 was 51, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plein

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