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


Similar surnames: Pia, Pola, Plas, Pala, Ola, Ply, Olm, Pyle, Pan, Papa

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Pla Family Origin

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Pla Family Occupations

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Pla Historical Records

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Pla Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Pla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pla in 1954 was 69, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pla

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