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

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Wagoner

    25%

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

Source: Census data for Plata | Data not to scale

Plata Historical Records

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Plata Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plata

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