Plugge Family History

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Plugge Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Low German plugge ‘dowel’, ‘tack’, a nickname for a blockhead.

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


Similar surnames: Prigge, Pogge, Plenge, Plagge, Plog, Kluge, Page, Ruge, Plume, Auge

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Plugge Family Origin

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Plugge Family Occupations

What did your Plugge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plugge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Plugge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plugge family was Laborer. Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plugge.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeps House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Plugge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plugge Life Expectancy

What is the average Plugge lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Plugge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Plugge in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plugge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plugge 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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