Plocher Family History

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Plocher Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bloch ‘block’, ‘stocks’; either an occupational name for an official who put prisoners into stocks or a nickname for a clumsy or crude man. See also Ploch.

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


Similar surnames: Blocher, Ploch, Kocher, Pitcher, Pecher, Ploeger, Plucker, Parcher

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Plocher Family Origin

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Plocher Family Occupations

What did your Plocher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plocher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Plocher's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plocher.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    33%

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

Plocher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plocher Life Expectancy

What is the average Plocher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Plocher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Plocher in 1963 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plocher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plocher 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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