Plack Family History

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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

What did your Plack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Plack family was Cigar Store.

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    4%
  • Cigar Store

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Plack ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Plack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plack. 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 Card

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

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Plack Life Expectancy

What is the average Plack lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plack ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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