Plough Family History

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Plough Name Meaning

English: from Middle English plow ‘plow’, metonymic occupational name for a plowwright or plowman. In some cases it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of an area of plowed land.

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


Similar surnames: Clough, Slough, Bough, Lodge, Plog, Rough, Brough, Lough, Pouch

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Plough Family Origin

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Plough Family Occupations

What did your Plough ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Coachman

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%

In 1881, Carpenter, Coachman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plough. A less common occupation for the Plough family was Laundress. The most common Plough occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 25% of Plough's were Carpenters.

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Plough Historical Records

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Plough Life Expectancy

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