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Plumlee Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Blümle from a pet form of Blum . English: variant of Plumley .

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


Similar surnames: Plumer, Puller, Pauley, Plume, Paule, Plum, Allee, Plyler, Blumer

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Where is the Plumlee family from?

You can see how Plumlee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Plumlee family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Plumlee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Plumlee families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Plumlee's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Plumlee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Plumlee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Plumlee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Plumlee. 29% of Plumlee men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Plumlee women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plumlee were Operator and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Plumlee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plumlee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 193 immigration records available for the last name Plumlee. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Plumlee. For the veterans among your Plumlee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Plumlee lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Plumlee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Plumlee in 1946 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

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