Plotnik Family History

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Plotnik Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Russian plotnik ‘carpenter’ (originally a maker of wattles and wooden fences, from plot ‘plaited or woven object’).

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

Similar surnames: Zlotnik, Plott, Slotnick, Plotnick, Platner, Hutnik, Slotkin, Hornik

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Plotnik Family Origin

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Plotnik Family Occupations

What did your Plotnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Plotnik. 38% of Plotnik men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Blacksmith

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Plotnik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 579 census records available for the last name Plotnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plotnik 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 742 immigration records available for the last name Plotnik. 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 81 military records available for the last name Plotnik. For the veterans among your Plotnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plotnik Life Expectancy

What is the average Plotnik lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Plotnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Plotnik in 1963 was 76, and 90 in 2003.

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