Plater Family History
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Plater Name Meaning
occupational name for a maker of plate-armor or armor-plates, from an agent derivative of Middle English plate ‘armor-plate’. from an agent derivative of Old French plait ‘plea’ or plaitier ‘to plead’, hence an occupational name or nickname for an advocate.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Platner, Plaster, Player, Plate, Prater, Slater, Place, Paster, Cater