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Ploof Family History

Ploof Name Meaning
American variant of Canadian French Plouffe. It is a frequent name in VT.

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

28,684 Historical Documents with Ploof on Ancestry
9,809 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
892 Military Records
130 Immigration Records
4,715 Census and Voter Lists
13,138 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ploof Families

  • Number of Ploof families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ploof families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ploof last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ploof census records

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Ploof Family Origin

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Ploof Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ploof

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Ploof Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ploof census records

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Ploof Civil War Service Records

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