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Plouff Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Plouffe.

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


Similar surnames: Pluff, Ploof, Poff, Plouffe, Cluff, Houff, Plourd, Poust, Wolff

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Where is the Plouff family from?

You can see how Plouff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Plouff family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Plouff families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Plouff family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Plouff's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Plouff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Plouff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Plouff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Plouff. 31% of Plouff men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Plouff women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plouff were Farmer and Stitcher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    39%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Shoe Worker
    16%
  • Stitcher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Plouff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plouff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 145 immigration records available for the last name Plouff. 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 Cards

There are 471 military records available for the last name Plouff. For the veterans among your Plouff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Plouff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Plouff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Plouff in 1963 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

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