Pleasanton Family History

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Pleasanton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Pleasants, Pleasant, Easton, Beaston, Lenton, Besancon, Blanton

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Pleasanton Family Origin

Where is the Pleasanton family from?

Pleasanton Family Occupations

What did your Pleasanton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pleasanton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Pleasanton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pleasanton. A less common occupation for the Pleasanton family was Lady House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Lady House


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

Pleasanton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pleasanton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pleasanton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pleasanton

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pleasanton. 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 Pleasanton. For the veterans among your Pleasanton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pleasanton Life Expectancy

What is the average Pleasanton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pleasanton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pleasanton in 1962 was 66, and 104 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pleasanton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pleasanton 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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