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

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Plahn Family Origin

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Plahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Tent On Farm

    20%

In 1880, 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. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plahn.

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Plahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plahn

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