Plessner Family History

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Plessner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Plesse in Hesse or Plessen in Westphalia. East German: variant of Pless.

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


Similar surnames: Flessner, Lessner, Lesser, Leshner, Leisner, Pressler, Peiser

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Plessner Family Origin

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Plessner Family Occupations

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

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  • Druggist

    14%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Finisher

    14%

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In 1880, Druggist, Dry Good Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plessner. A less common occupation for the Plessner family was Finisher. The most common Plessner occupation in the USA was Druggist. 14% of Plessner's were Druggists.

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Plessner Historical Records

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Plessner Life Expectancy

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