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Plimpton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Plympton in Devon, named in Old English with pl¯me ‘plum tree’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’. It may also be a variant of Plumpton, from any of several places so named, which have the same etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Kimpton, Lampton, Lipton, Simpson, Frampton, Liston, Litton, Linton

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Plimpton Family Origin

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Plimpton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Clerk In Store

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plimpton family was Clerk In Store. The most common Plimpton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Plimpton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plimpton.

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Plimpton Historical Records

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Plimpton Life Expectancy

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