Plahn Family History

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Plahn Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental spelling of Swedish plan ‘open space’, ‘open piece of ground’.

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


Similar surnames: Grahn, Olan, Platt, Bahn, Place, Plair, Lain, Plass, Alan, Pla

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Plahn Family Origin

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Plahn Family Occupations

What did your Plahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plahn. A less common occupation for the Plahn family was Tent On Farm. The most common Plahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Plahn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Tent On Farm

    20%

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

Plahn Historical Records

What Plahn family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Plahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Plahn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Plahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Plahn in 1955 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plahn 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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