Plymire Family History

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Plymire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bleimeier, variant of Bleimeister, an occupational name for an operator of a siege machine (a ballista, Middle High German blide), in which the second element -meier ‘steward’ has been substituted for -meister ‘master’ (a not uncommon exchange). Compare Pleiman.

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

Similar surnames: Plymale, Fesmire, Plyler, Plumer, Dunmire, Plume, Fosmire, Frymire

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Plymire Family Origin

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Plymire Family Occupations

What did your Plymire ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Head Teacher Council School and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Plymire. 34% of Plymire men worked as a Head Teacher Council School and 67% of Plymire women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plymire were Yors Assistant estate Agents and Registered Blind Person

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Head Teacher Council School
  • Manufacturers Agent Metal Emallwares
  • Yors Assistant estate Agents

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Registered Blind Person

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

Plymire Historical Records

What Plymire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Plymire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plymire 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 68 immigration records available for the last name Plymire. 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 386 military records available for the last name Plymire. For the veterans among your Plymire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plymire Life Expectancy

What is the average Plymire lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Plymire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Plymire in 1961 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plymire

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