Plotz Name Meaning

variant of Plötz (see Ploetz). metonymic occupational name from platz, plotz ‘wedge (for splitting stone)’, or a nickname for a big, heavy man. variant of Platz 2. of Slavic origin: perhaps a nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘roach’, e.g. Polish ploc.

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

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Plotz Family Origin

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Plotz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Beer Saloon

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plotz family was Carpenter. Laborer, Baker and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plotz. The most common Plotz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Plotz's were Laborers.

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Plotz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Plotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Plotz in 1959 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plotz

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