Plume Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in feathers, from Middle English, Old French plume ‘feather’ (Latin pluma). English and North German: variant of Plum. Catalan (Plumé): variant of plomer, occupational name for a worker in lead, from a derivative of plom ‘lead’.

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


Similar surnames: Plum, Plumer, Plummer, Prime, Place, Lum, Luke, Paule, Plumb, Blume

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Plume Family Origin

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Plume Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Charwoman

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Plume occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 7% of Plume's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Plume family was Labourer. Carpenter, Charwoman and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plume.

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Plume Historical Records

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Plume Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Plume life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Plume in 1962 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plume

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