Ply Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with Old French ploi ‘hedge with interlaced branches’.

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

Similar surnames: Pay, Ely, Bly, Pla, Lay, Apley, Poley, Acy, Rey, Pan

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Ply Family Origin

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Ply Family Occupations

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In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ply. 50% of Ply men worked as a Carpenter joiner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • Jig tool Draughtsman (plastics)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Ply Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ply. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ply 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Ply. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ply. For the veterans among your Ply ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ply Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ply life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ply in 1952 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

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