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Pleger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfleger or Pflueger.

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


Similar surnames: Plager, Fleeger, Pledger, Yaeger, Sliger, Creger, Peeler, Flieger

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Pleger Family Origin

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Pleger Family Occupations

What did your Pleger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pleger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pleger's were Farmers. Farmer, Dry Goods Salesman and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pleger. A less common occupation for the Pleger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Dry Goods Salesman

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Pleger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pleger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pleger Life Expectancy

What is the average Pleger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Pleger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pleger in 1945 was 24, and 86 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pleger 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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