Ploss Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): nickname for someone who was destitute or who dressed inappropriately, from Middle High German bloz ‘naked’, ‘wretched’.

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


Similar surnames: Bloss, Floss, Gloss, Plass, Kloss, Bliss, Blass, Oss, Stoss, Spross

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Ploss Family Origin

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Ploss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Ploss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ploss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ploss family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ploss.

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Ploss Historical Records

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Ploss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ploss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ploss in 1962 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ploss

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