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Pla Family History

Pla Name Meaning
Catalan: topographic name from pla ‘plain’, ‘plateau’, denoting someone who lived on an area of flat ground, or habitational name from any of the numerous places named Pla, (from Latin planum ‘plain’, ‘plateau’).

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

89,969 Historical Documents with Pla on Ancestry.com
55,876 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,554 Military Records
2,781 Immigration Records
4,666 Census and Voter Lists
5,092 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pla Families

  • Number of Pla families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pla families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pla last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pla census records

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Pla Family Origin

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Pla Immigration Information

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You can find out when most of the Pla families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pla

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pla Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pla ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Pla

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