Plunk Family History

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Plunk Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Blunk.

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

Similar surnames: Blunk, Pund, Purk, Punke, Klunk, Blank, Shunk, Munk, Glunt, Plank

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Plunk Family Origin

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Plunk Family Occupations

What did your Plunk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plunk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Plunk's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plunk. A less common occupation for the Plunk family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Plunk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Plunk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plunk 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Plunk. 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 903 military records available for the last name Plunk. For the veterans among your Plunk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plunk Life Expectancy

What is the average Plunk lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Plunk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Plunk in 1955 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plunk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plunk 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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