Ploof Family History

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Ploof Name Meaning

American variant of Canadian French Plouffe. It is a frequent name in VT.

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

Similar surnames: Pluff, Plouff, Bloom, Poor, Plock, Kloos, Gloss, Ploog, Look, Roof

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Ploof Family Origin

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Ploof Family Occupations

What did your Ploof ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ploof family was Moulder. Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ploof. The most common Ploof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ploof's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Day Laborer

  • Moulder


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

Ploof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ploof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ploof 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Ploof. 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 913 military records available for the last name Ploof. For the veterans among your Ploof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ploof Life Expectancy

What is the average Ploof lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ploof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ploof in 1943 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ploof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ploof 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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