Plankey Family History

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Plankey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Plantier, a topographic name for someone who lived by a plantation, often of vines. Compare Pelkey.

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


Similar surnames: Plank, Plante, Lake, Planty, Planer, Pankey, Plansky, Pandey, Yankey

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Plankey Family Origin

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Plankey Family Occupations

What did your Plankey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plankey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 54% of Plankey's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Plankey family was Day Laborer. Laborer, Carpenter and Cigar Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plankey.

View Census data for Plankey | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Cigar Dealer

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%

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

Plankey Historical Records

What Plankey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plankey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plankey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Plankey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plankey. 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 Plankey. For the veterans among your Plankey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plankey Life Expectancy

What is the average Plankey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Plankey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Plankey in 1951 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plankey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plankey 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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