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Pflug Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a plowman or plowwright, from Middle High German pfluoc ‘plow’.

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


Similar surnames: Plog, Pflaum, Plum, Pfau, Pfahl, Polce, Flum, Flad, Flug, Klug

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Where is the Pflug family from?

You can see how Pflug families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pflug family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pflug families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Pflug families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Pflug's in USA. New York had the highest population of Pflug families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pflug surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pflug ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pflug. 20% of Pflug men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Pflug women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pflug were Clerk and Maid. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    21%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Cashier
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pflug. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pflug. For the veterans among your Pflug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pflug lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pflug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Pflug in 1954 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

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