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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

What did your Ploss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. The most common Ploss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ploss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Ploss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ploss Life Expectancy

What is the average Ploss lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ploss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ploss 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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