Ploch Name Meaning

Southern and eastern German (of Slavic origin): variant of Bloch. South German: nickname for a crude, clumsy, or short and fat individual, from Middle High German bloch ‘block’, ‘stocks’. Polish: unflattering nickname from plochy ‘timid’ or ‘sluttish’.

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

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Ploch Family Origin

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Ploch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Wood Dealer

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Cutter

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Wood Dealer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ploch. The most common Ploch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Ploch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ploch family was Cutter.

Source: Census data for Ploch | Data not to scale

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Ploch Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Ploch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ploch in 1955 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ploch

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