Plumley Family History

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Plumley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, the most likely source of the surname being the one in Cheshire near Knutsford. The place name is derived from Old English plume ‘plum’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Lumley, Chumley, Huxley, Studley, Plummer, Plume, Bromley, Pulley

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Plumley Family Origin

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Plumley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plumley. A less common occupation for the Plumley family was Keeping House. The most common Plumley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Plumley's were Farmers.

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Plumley Historical Records

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Plumley Life Expectancy

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