Ply Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with Old French ploi ‘hedge with interlaced branches’.

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


Similar surnames: Pay, Ely, Bly, Pla, Lay, Apley, Poley, Acy, Rey, Pan

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Ply Family Origin

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Ply Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ply family was Farming. The most common Ply occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ply's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ply.

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Ply Historical Records

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Ply Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Ply life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ply in 1952 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ply

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