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Plumer Name Meaning

North German (Plümer) and English: variant of Plum, the suffix -er denoting habitation or occupation. Altered form of South German Pflümer, an occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pflume ‘plum’. English: variant of Plummer 1. English and Dutch: occupational name for a dealer in feathers and quills, from an agent derivative of Middle English plume, Middle Dutch pluim ‘feather’, ‘plume’.

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


Similar surnames: Plume, Plummer, Pflaumer, Elmer, Blumer, Plater, Plier, Plucker

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Plumer Family Origin

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Plumer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Going To School

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Plumer family was Farmer Son. The most common Plumer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Plumer's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plumer.

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Plumer Historical Records

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Plumer Life Expectancy

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