Plaskett Family History

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Plaskett Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old French plasquet, a diminutive of plascq ‘damp meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Paskett, Plunkett, Baskett, Blackett, Pallett, Bassett, Platt

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Plaskett Family Origin

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Plaskett Family Occupations

What did your Plaskett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plaskett. A less common occupation for the Plaskett family was Cap. W.S. Light Ship. The most common Plaskett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Plaskett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer

  • Cap. W.S. Light Ship


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

Plaskett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Plaskett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plaskett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Plaskett. 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 Plaskett. For the veterans among your Plaskett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plaskett Life Expectancy

What is the average Plaskett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Plaskett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Plaskett in 1949 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plaskett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plaskett 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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