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Plimpton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Plympton in Devon, named in Old English with pl¯me ‘plum tree’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’. It may also be a variant of Plumpton, from any of several places so named, which have the same etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Kimpton, Lampton, Lipton, Simpson, Frampton, Liston, Litton, Linton

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Plimpton Family Origin

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Plimpton Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Plimpton occupation in Canada was Merchant. 100% of Plimpton's were Merchants.

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Plimpton Historical Records

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Plimpton Life Expectancy

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