Plumer Family History

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Plumer Name Meaning

North German (Plümer) and English: variant of Plum, the suffix -er denoting habitation or occupation. Altered form of South German Pflümer, an occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pflume ‘plum’. English: variant of Plummer 1. English and Dutch: occupational name for a dealer in feathers and quills, from an agent derivative of Middle English plume, Middle Dutch pluim ‘feather’, ‘plume’.

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


Similar surnames: Plume, Plummer, Pflaumer, Elmer, Blumer, Plater, Plier, Plucker

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Plumer Family Origin

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Plumer Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Charwoman

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

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

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Plumer Historical Records

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Plumer Life Expectancy

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