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The roots of the distinguished German surname Ploog lie with the Middle High German word "pfluoc," meaning "plow;" and as such, it was thought to have originally been an occupational name for a plowman.

Ploog Early Origins



The surname Ploog was first found in Bavaria, where the name Pfluger was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Ploog Early History


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Ploog Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ploog research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1450, 1506, 1553, 1611, 1797 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Ploog History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ploog Spelling Variations


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Ploog Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfluger, Pflugger, Pffluger, Pfluggers, Pflugers, Pflugeres, Pfflugers, Pflugerr, Pfluggerr, Fluger, Pluger, Pleuger, Pleumann, Plemmons, Pflueger and many more.

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Ploog Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ploog Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the name Ploog in this period include Conrad or Konrad Pflüger (c.1450-c.1506), one of the leading architects and master builders of the...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ploog Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Pfluger, who immigrated to Georgia in 1752; Georg Friederich Pfluger, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1753; Simon Pfluger, a Hessian mercenary who settled in North America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Henry Pfluger, who came to New Orleans in 1845.

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