Plack Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German plack, Middle High German placke, pflacke ‘scrap’, ‘patch (of material)’, ‘small plot (of land)’; probably a metonymic occupational name for a cobbler or a tailor who mended clothes, or a topographic name for someone living on a small piece of (flat) land.

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


Similar surnames: Plank, Plock, Placke, Flack, Place, Pack, Haack, Slack, Black, Hack

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Plack Family Origin

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Plack Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    4%
  • Cigar Store

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plack family was Cigar Store. Baker, Farmer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plack. The most common Plack occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Plack's were Bakers.

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Plack Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Plack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Plack in 1947 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plack

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