Plumb Family History

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Plumb Name Meaning

English: variant of Plum.

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


Similar surnames: Plum, Plume, Lumb, Plumer, Klumb, Limb, Lum, Crumb, Tomb, Punt

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Plumb Family Origin

Where is the Plumb family from?

Plumb Family Occupations

What did your Plumb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plumb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Plumb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plumb family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plumb.

View Census data for Plumb | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Plumb Historical Records

What Plumb family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plumb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plumb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Plumb

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plumb. 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 Plumb. For the veterans among your Plumb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plumb Life Expectancy

What is the average Plumb lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Plumb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Plumb in 1940 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plumb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plumb 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.

Famous Plumb Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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