Plymire Family History

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Plymire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bleimeier, variant of Bleimeister, an occupational name for an operator of a siege machine (a ballista, Middle High German blide), in which the second element -meier ‘steward’ has been substituted for -meister ‘master’ (a not uncommon exchange). Compare Pleiman.

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


Similar surnames: Plymale, Fesmire, Plyler, Plumer, Dunmire, Plume, Fosmire, Frymire

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Plymire Family Origin

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Plymire Family Occupations

What did your Plymire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plymire family was Farm Laborer. The most common Plymire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Plymire's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plymire.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Plymire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plymire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plymire 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Plymire. 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 Plymire. For the veterans among your Plymire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plymire Life Expectancy

What is the average Plymire lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Plymire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Plymire in 1961 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plymire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plymire 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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