Pless Name Meaning

East German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from any of various places named with the Slavic element pleso ‘swamp’, for example Pless in Upper Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Pleiss, Plein, Gless, Kless, Gess, Plew, Lessa, Plass, Pross, Tess

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Pless Family Origin

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Pless Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Pless occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Pless's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pless family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pless.

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Pless Historical Records

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Pless Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Pless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Pless in 1952 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pless

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