Plante Family History

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Plante Name Meaning

French (Planté): topographic name for someone living by an area of planted ground, a herb garden, shrubbery, or more specifically a vineyard. English: variant of Plant.

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


Similar surnames: Plant, Platte, Plantier, Platt, Lande, Plank, Place, Planty, Panter

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Plante Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Plante name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Plante. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    34%

  • England & Wales

    27%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Plante Family Origin

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Plante Family Occupations

What did your Plante ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plante. The most common Plante occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Plante's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Plante family was Works In Woolen Mill.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    9%

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

Plante Historical Records

What Plante family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Plante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plante 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Plante. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Plante. For the veterans among your Plante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plante Life Expectancy

What is the average Plante lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Plante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Plante in 1944 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plante

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plante 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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