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Plaut Family History

Plaut Name Meaning
North German: from Middle Low German plaut ‘short and broad bayonet’, or ‘blunt knife’, hence a nickname for a heavy, clumsy fellow or a lout.

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

22,426 Historical Documents with Plaut on Ancestry.com
3,817 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
747 Military Records
2,238 Immigration Records
5,147 Census and Voter Lists
10,477 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Plaut Families

  • Number of Plaut families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Plaut families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Plaut last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Plaut census records

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Plaut Family Origin

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Plaut Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Plaut

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Plaut Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Plaut census records

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Plaut Civil War Service Records

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