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

What did your Verplank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Verplank family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Banker

    7%
  • Farm Lab

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Verplank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Verplank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verplank 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Verplank. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Verplank. For the veterans among your Verplank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Verplank Life Expectancy

What is the average Verplank lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Verplank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Verplank in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verplank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Verplank ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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