Plough Family History

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Plough Name Meaning

English: from Middle English plow ‘plow’, metonymic occupational name for a plowwright or plowman. In some cases it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of an area of plowed land.

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


Similar surnames: Clough, Slough, Bough, Lodge, Plog, Rough, Brough, Lough, Pouch

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Plough Family Origin

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Plough Family Occupations

What did your Plough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Plough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plough family was Teamster. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plough.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

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

Plough Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plough Life Expectancy

What is the average Plough lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Plough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Plough in 1947 was 56, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plough 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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