Plyler Family History

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Plyler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Pleuler, a variant of Bleiler (of which this could also be a respelling), an agent derivative from Middle High German bliuwel ‘pounding mill’. Compare Pliler.

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


Similar surnames: Pliler, Plumer, Blyler, Plier, Gayler, Pegler, Payer, Planer, Plager

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Plyler Family Origin

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Plyler Family Occupations

What did your Plyler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plyler family was Keeps House. The most common Plyler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Plyler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plyler.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Plyler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plyler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plyler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Plyler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plyler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Plyler. For the veterans among your Plyler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plyler Life Expectancy

What is the average Plyler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Plyler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Plyler in 1950 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plyler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plyler 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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