Plager Family History

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Plager Name Meaning

Variant spelling of a Low German variant of Pfleger; in particular, an occupational name for someone who tended dikes and ditches. Altered spelling of German Pläger, of uncertain origin.

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

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Plager Family Origin

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Plager Family Occupations

What did your Plager ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Bookkeeping

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeping and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plager. The most common Plager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plager family was Laborer.

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Plager Historical Records

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Plager Life Expectancy

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