Plato Name Meaning

Anglicized form of the Greek personal name Platon, the name of two early Christian martyrs, and as such found as a surname in Poland and elsewhere. However, it is much better known as the name of the great Greek philosopher (c.429–c.347 bc), in whose honor it was adopted as an English, Dutch, German, and Danish humanistic name during the Reformation.

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


Similar surnames: Platz, Plate, Platt, Pelto, Mato, Ponto, Plass, Patz, Pluto, Plath

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Plato Family Origin

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Plato Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plato family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plato. The most common Plato occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Plato's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Plato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Plato in 1944 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plato

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