Plotts Family History

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Plotts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Plotz or Platz.

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


Similar surnames: Platts, Lotts, Clutts, Pfouts, Botts, Pratts, Pitts, Letts, Gotts

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Plotts Family Origin

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Plotts Family Occupations

What did your Plotts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plotts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Plotts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plotts family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Carpenter and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plotts.

View Census data for Plotts | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

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

Plotts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plotts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plotts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Plotts

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plotts. 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 Plotts. For the veterans among your Plotts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plotts Life Expectancy

What is the average Plotts lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Plotts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Plotts in 1955 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plotts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plotts 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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