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Plenge Family History

Plenge Name Meaning
Nickname from Old High German blanc ‘bright’, ‘white’.From Middle Low German plengen ‘to stir’, ‘bring about strife’, ‘deceive’, hence an unflattering nickname for a troublemaker. EXG pwh: Sense (now) 3 is on EG's MS, but she didn't delete it, and I didn't know what to do with "Danish." (Senses 1 and 2 are EG's.German and Danish: unexplained.

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

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2,325 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
263 Military Records
269 Immigration Records
952 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Plenge Families

  • Number of Plenge families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Plenge families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Plenge last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Plenge Family Origin

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Plenge Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Plenge

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Plenge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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