Plourde Family History

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Plourde Name Meaning

French: perhaps related to Old French palorde, a type of shellfish, and hence an occupational surname for a harvester of such comestibles.

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


Similar surnames: Gourd, Lord, Porte, Purdy, Plourd, Bourdo, Plouffe, Plume, Plue

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Plourde Family Origin

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Plourde Family Occupations

What did your Plourde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plourde occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Plourde's were Laborers. Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plourde.

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • House Carpenter

    33%

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

Plourde Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plourde Life Expectancy

What is the average Plourde lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Plourde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Plourde in 1943 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plourde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plourde 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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