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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

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Plough Family Origin

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Plough Family Occupations

What did your Plough ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

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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Plough Historical Records

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Plough Life Expectancy

What is the average Plough lifespan?

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