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Plagmann Surname Meaning

North German: variant of Plagemann (see Plageman ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Plagman, Plamann, Hagmann, Lagman, Lahmann, Plageman, Laumann

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Where is the Plagmann family from?

You can see how Plagmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Plagmann family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Plagmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Plagmann families living in Iowa. This was about 56% of all the recorded Plagmann's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Plagmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Plagmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Plagmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Plagmann. 89% of Plagmann men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 998 census records available for the last name Plagmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plagmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 232 immigration records available for the last name Plagmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 171 military records available for the last name Plagmann. For the veterans among your Plagmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Plagmann lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Plagmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Plagmann in 1964 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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