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Plotkin Name Meaning

from Belorussian plotka ‘roach’, one of the many ornamental names based on fish names. habitational name for someone from Plotki in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Pliskin, Lukin, Bolotin, Slotkin, Slatkin, Ploski, Potvin, Polin

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Plotkin Family Origin

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Plotkin Family Occupations

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Plotkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plotkin Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Plotkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Plotkin in 1949 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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