Plotner Family History

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Plotner Name Meaning

(Plötner): variant of Plattner 1. habitational name for someone from Plothen in Thuringia or Plotha near Merseburg.

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


Similar surnames: Platter, Pliner, Plattner, Lotzer, Planer, Lobner, Lohner, Posner

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Plotner Family Origin

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Plotner Family Occupations

What did your Plotner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plotner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Plotner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plotner. A less common occupation for the Plotner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Plotner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plotner Life Expectancy

What is the average Plotner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Plotner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Plotner in 1958 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plotner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plotner 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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