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Plaisted Family History

Plaisted Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of ground used for playing games, from Middle English pleye ‘play’ + sted(e) ‘place’, hence ‘place for play or sport’. In some cases it may be a habitational name from Chapel Plaster in Box, Wiltshire. Compare Plaster 2.

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

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12,467 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,855 Military Records
619 Immigration Records
10,028 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Plaisted Families

  • Number of Plaisted families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Plaisted families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Plaisted last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Plaisted Family Origin

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Plaisted Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Plaisted families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Plaisted

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Plaisted Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Plaisted census records

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Plaisted Civil War Service Records

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