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Placke Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plasterer, from Middle Dutch placke ‘plaster’, ‘whitewash’. German: variant of Plack. German: habitational name from Placke or Placken in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Plack, Place, Plate, Plank, Pack, Plucker, Hacke, Packer, Placko

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Placke Family Origin

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Placke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cigar Maker

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Placke family was Clerk In Store. The most common Placke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Placke's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Placke.

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Placke Historical Records

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Placke Life Expectancy

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