Pletcher Family History

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Pletcher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pletscher, a variant of Pletsch 2–4, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Letcher, Pitcher, Betcher, Bleacher, Fleischer, Cutcher, Plattner

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Pletcher Family Origin

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Pletcher Family Occupations

What did your Pletcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pletcher. The most common Pletcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Pletcher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pletcher family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Pletcher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pletcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Pletcher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pletcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pletcher in 1944 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pletcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pletcher 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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