Plachta Family History

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Plachta Name Meaning

Polish (Plachta), Czech, Slovak, and Jewish (from Poland): from plachta ‘canvas’, generally an occupational name for a sailmaker or tentmaker.

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


Similar surnames: Plichta, Lach, Plachy, Placek, Pacyna, Pach, Pachuta, Pacha, Slechta

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Plachta Family Origin

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Plachta Family Occupations

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Plachta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plachta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plachta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Plachta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Plachta. For the veterans among your Plachta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plachta Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Plachta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Plachta in 1959 was 51, and 95 in 2004.

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