Plouffe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Plouffe family

The surname Plouffe was first found in Brittany.

Early History of the Plouffe family

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Plouffe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Plouffe, Plouf, Ploufe, Plouff and others.

Early Notables of the Plouffe family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Calixte Plouf, who was a carpenter in Montreal in 1871; Pierre Plouf was a grocer in Montreal in 1871; Hercule Plouf was a labourer in Montreal in 1871; Antoine Plouffe was a carpenter in Bord-A-Plouffe in 1871; Camille Plouffe was a butcher in...
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Plouffe World Ranking

In the United States, the name Plouffe is the 15,379th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Canada, the name Plouffe is ranked the 788th most popular surname with an estimated 6,822 people with that name. [2] And in Quebec, Canada, the name Plouffe is the 314th popular surname. [3]


United States Plouffe migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plouffe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jean Plouffe married in Verchères in 1733
  • Marie-Angélique Plouffe married in Verchères in 1738

Canada Plouffe migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plouffe Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Ursule Plouffe married in Ragéot in 1687
Plouffe Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Marie-Louise Plouffe married in De-La-Fosse, Quebec in 1737
  • François Plouffe married in Saint-Dénis-sur-Richelieu in 1746
  • Geneviève Plouffe married in Saint-Mathias in 1782

Contemporary Notables of the name Plouffe (post 1700) +

  • Trevor Patrick Plouffe (b. 1986), American Major League Baseball third baseman for the Minnesota Twins
  • David Plouffe (b. 1967), American campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
  • Steve Plouffe (b. 1975), retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Michelle Plouffe (b. 1992), Canadian basketball player who played for the Canada women's national basketball team at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Simon Plouffe (b. 1956), Canadian mathematician in Quebec who discovered the formula for the BBP algorithm


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ https://forebears.io/surnames/
  3. ^ https://statistique.quebec.ca/fr/document/noms-de-famille-au-quebec/tableau/les-1-000-premiers-noms-de-famille-selon-le-rang-quebec


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