Player Family History

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Player Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English pleyen ‘to play’, hence an occupational name for an actor or musician or a nickname for a successful competitor in contests of athletic or sporting prowess.

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


Similar surnames: Plater, Layer, Hayer, Slater, Paver, Prater, Blaser, Preyer, Lacer

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Player Family Origin

Where is the Player family from?

Player Family Occupations

What did your Player ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Player family was Farms. The most common Player occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Player's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Worker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Player.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farm Worker

    15%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farms

    4%

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

Player Historical Records

What Player family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Player Life Expectancy

What is the average Player lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Player life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Player in 1951 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Player

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Player 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 Player Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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