Plake Name Meaning

North German: probably a variant of Placke.

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


Similar surnames: Placke, Paape, Plank, Plume, Taake, Plack, Plass, Bake, Pake, Glave

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Plake Family Origin

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Plake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plake. The most common Plake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Plake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plake family was Cooper.

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Plake Historical Records

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Plake Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Plake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Plake in 1955 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plake

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