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Plata Name Meaning

habitational name from places in Toledo and Cáceres provinces named Plata, or various places named La Plata. byname from plata ‘silver’.

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


Similar surnames: Plaza, Prata, Platt, Plate, Plaia, Lata, Prada, Plath, Piana, Mata

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Plata Family Origin

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Plata Family Occupations

What did your Plata ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plata family was Wagoner. Farm Laborer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plata. The most common Plata occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Plata's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Wagoner

    25%

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

Plata Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plata 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 Plata. 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 Plata. For the veterans among your Plata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plata Life Expectancy

What is the average Plata lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Plata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Plata in 1953 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plata

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plata 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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