Plack Family History

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Plack Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German plack, Middle High German placke, pflacke ‘scrap’, ‘patch (of material)’, ‘small plot (of land)’; probably a metonymic occupational name for a cobbler or a tailor who mended clothes, or a topographic name for someone living on a small piece of (flat) land.

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

Similar surnames: Plank, Plock, Placke, Flack, Place, Pack, Haack, Slack, Black, Hack

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Plack Family Origin

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Plack Family Occupations

What did your Plack ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cleaner was the top reported job for people in the CA named Plack. 50% of Plack men worked as a Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cleaner
  • Helper

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

Plack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Plack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plack 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Plack. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 710 military records available for the last name Plack. For the veterans among your Plack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plack Life Expectancy

What is the average Plack lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Plack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Plack in 1947 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plack 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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