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Delaplane Family History

Delaplane Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French De La Plaine, a topographic name for someone who lived on a plain.

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


Similar surnames: Laplante, Delaune, Laplace, Verplank, Deland, Delaware, Delane

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Where is the Delaplane family from?

You can see how Delaplane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delaplane family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Delaplane families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Delaplane families living in Maryland. This was about 45% of all the recorded Delaplane's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Delaplane families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delaplane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delaplane ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Sales Lady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Delaplane. 48% of Delaplane men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Delaplane women worked as a Sales Lady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delaplane were Machinist and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Lady
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Machine Operator
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Delaplane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delaplane census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Delaplane. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 760 military records available for the last name Delaplane. For the veterans among your Delaplane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delaplane lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Delaplane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Delaplane in 1964 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

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