Plowman Family History

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Plowman Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a plowwright or plowman, from late Old English ploh ‘plow’ + mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowman, Lowman, Plowden, Sloman, Poorman, Polman, Florman, Pittman

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Plowman Family Origin

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Plowman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Plowman family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plowman. The most common Plowman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Plowman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Plowman Historical Records

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Plowman Life Expectancy

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