Plass Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German plas ‘place’, ‘open square’, ‘street’. South German (also Pläss): from a short form of the medieval personal name Blasius. English: variant of Place 3.

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


Similar surnames: Pass, Blass, Class, Glass, Klass, Plank, Brass, Plasse, Plas, Lass

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Plass Family Origin

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Plass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plass. The most common Plass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Plass's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plass family was Works On Farm.

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Plass Historical Records

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Plass Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Plass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Plass in 1956 was 54, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plass

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