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Plaisance Name Meaning

from the medieval female personal name Plaisance, meaning ‘pleasantness’, a feminine form of the much rarer personal name Plaisant (present participle of Old French plaire ‘to please’), of common gender. habitational name from Piacenza in Italy, Latin name Placentia (see Piacentini). habitational name from any of a number of places so called in France. This name is found predominantly in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Pleasants, Palace, Lance, Pleasant, Lalande, Laplante, Place

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Plaisance Family Origin

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Plaisance Family Occupations

What did your Plaisance ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plaisance family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plaisance. The most common Plaisance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Plaisance's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Labor

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Plaisance Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plaisance Life Expectancy

What is the average Plaisance lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Plaisance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Plaisance in 1945 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plaisance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plaisance 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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