Verplank Family History

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Verplank Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of van der Planken, a topographic name for someone who lived near a foot bridge, from Middle Dutch plan(c)ke ‘plank’, ‘board’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, as for example Ter Planken in Lampernisse, West Flanders. Altered form, under Dutch influence of the French Huguenot name Blanck or Blanque (‘the white one’).

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


Similar surnames: Plank, Verley, Verran, German, Perman, Berland, Erbland, Erland

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Verplank Family Origin

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Verplank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Banker

    7%
  • Farm Lab

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Verplank family was Laborer. Farmer, Banker and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Verplank. The most common Verplank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Verplank's were Farmers.

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Verplank Historical Records

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Verplank Life Expectancy

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