Plautz Family History

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Plautz Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Slovenian Plavec or Plavc, two different spellings of the archaic occupational name plavec ‘raftsman’, a derivative of plaviti ‘to float’, formed with the agent noun suffix -ec. German: variant of Plaut.

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


Similar surnames: Pfautz, Platz, Lautz, Plaut, Pletz, Pautz, Lutz, Platt, Pfoutz

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Plautz Family Origin

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Plautz Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plautz family was Carpenter. The most common Plautz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plautz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plautz.

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Plautz Historical Records

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Plautz Life Expectancy

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