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Platania Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Platania in Catanzaro province. Southern Italian and Greek (Platanias) topographic name for someone living in the main square of a town, an open space where plane trees grow, from medieval Greek platani ‘plane tree’ (ancient Greek platanos).

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


Similar surnames: Catania, Anania, Papalia, Lagana, Patane, Patania, Blatnik, Palaia

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Platania Family Origin

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Platania Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Platania occupation in the USA was Gardner. 100% of Platania's were Gardners.

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Platania Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Platania Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Platania life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Platania in 1957 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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