Plush Family History

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Plush Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Plush in Dorset, originally named with an Old English word plysc ‘shallow pool’.

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

Similar surnames: Lush, Flash, Brush, Rush, Pluth, Bush, Plas, Gush, Plath, Lust

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Plush Family Origin

Where is the Plush family from?

Plush Family Occupations

What did your Plush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plush family was Keeps House. The most common Plush occupation in the USA was Farming. 18% of Plush's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plush.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Fireman

  • Keeps House


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

Plush Historical Records

What Plush family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plush 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Plush. 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 877 military records available for the last name Plush. For the veterans among your Plush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plush Life Expectancy

What is the average Plush lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Plush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Plush in 1951 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plush 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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