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Plummer Name Meaning

occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Anglo-Norman French plom(m)er, plum(m)er ‘plumber’, from plom(b), plum(b) ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum). variant of Plumer 1, 3. occasionally, a habitational name from a minor place name, such as Plummers in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, which was named with Old English plum ‘plum(tree)’ + mere ‘pool’. The name is also established in Ireland, taken there from England in the 17th century.

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

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Plummer Family Origin

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Plummer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Plummer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Plummer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plummer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plummer.

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Plummer Life Expectancy

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