Plageman Family History

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Plageman Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Plau or Plaue in eastern Germany. nickname for an unhappy or unfortunate person, from Middle Low German, Middle High German plage ‘misfortune’, ‘misery’. variant of Plager 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hageman, Lagemann, Hegeman, Tangeman, Lageman, Flaxman, Pleiman

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Plageman Family Origin

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Plageman Family Occupations

What did your Plageman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plageman occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Plageman's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plageman. A less common occupation for the Plageman family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%

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

Plageman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plageman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plageman 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 Plageman. 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 Plageman. For the veterans among your Plageman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plageman Life Expectancy

What is the average Plageman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Plageman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Plageman in 1963 was 67, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plageman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plageman 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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