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Plas Name Meaning

Dutch (Van den Plas): from Middle Dutch plas ‘puddle’, ‘pool’, ‘plash’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a dip in a road, which filled up with water in wet weather. Possibly French: habitational name from places so called in the Ardèche and Corrèze.

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


Similar surnames: Pla, Plass, Pan, Place, Mas, Plack, Peak, Pilat, Alas, Pas

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Plas Family Origin

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Plas Family Occupations

What did your Plas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plas's were Farmers. Farmer and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plas.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Stone Cutter

    50%

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Plas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plas 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 Plas. 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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Draft Card

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

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Plas Life Expectancy

What is the average Plas lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Plas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Plas in 1964 was 70, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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