Plott Family History

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Plott Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a small plot of land, from late Old English plot. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fence maker or carpenter, from Slavic ‘fence’ (Polish plot, Russian plot). Compare Plotnik.

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

Similar surnames: Platt, Lott, Pott, Slott, Flott, Port, Plock, Plotz, Platz, Pont

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Plott Family Origin

Where is the Plott family from?

Plott Family Occupations

What did your Plott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Plott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plott family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plott.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Plott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Plott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plott 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Plott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Plott. For the veterans among your Plott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plott Life Expectancy

What is the average Plott lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Plott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Plott in 1944 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plott 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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