Pleger Family History

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Pleger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfleger or Pflueger.

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


Similar surnames: Plager, Fleeger, Pledger, Yaeger, Sliger, Creger, Peeler, Flieger

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Pleger Family Origin

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Pleger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Dry Goods Salesman

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pleger family was Keeping House. The most common Pleger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pleger's were Farmers. Farmer, Dry Goods Salesman and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pleger.

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Pleger Historical Records

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Pleger Life Expectancy

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