Plasterer Family History

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Plasterer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a plasterer, from Old French plastrier or an agent derivative of Middle English plaster (see Plaster 1). Americanized spelling of German Pflasterer, an occupational name for a paver or a Pflästerer, a manufacturer of plasters for wounds, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pflaster (see Plaster).

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


Similar surnames: Plaster, Plater, Platner, Riesterer, Paster, Flasher, Steer, Laster

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Plasterer Family Origin

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Plasterer Family Occupations

What did your Plasterer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plasterer. A less common occupation for the Plasterer family was Keeping House. The most common Plasterer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Plasterer's were Farmers.

View Census data for Plasterer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Plasterer Historical Records

What Plasterer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Plasterer Life Expectancy

What is the average Plasterer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Plasterer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Plasterer in 1956 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plasterer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plasterer 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.

Famous Plasterer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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