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Plocher Family History

Plocher Name Meaning
German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bloch ‘block’, ‘stocks’; either an occupational name for an official who put prisoners into stocks or a nickname for a clumsy or crude man. See also Ploch.

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

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312 Military Records
313 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Plocher Families

  • Number of Plocher families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Plocher families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Plocher last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Plocher census records

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Plocher Family Origin

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Plocher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Plocher

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Plocher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Plocher census records

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Plocher Civil War Service Records

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