Plessinger Family History

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Plessinger Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of German Blessinger.

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


Similar surnames: Messinger, Pensinger, Kessinger, Persinger, Blessinger, Geissinger

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Plessinger Family Origin

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Plessinger Family Occupations

What did your Plessinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plessinger family was Butcher. The most common Plessinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Plessinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plessinger.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Plasterer

    9%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Plessinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plessinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Plessinger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Plessinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Plessinger in 1960 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plessinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plessinger 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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