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Platte Name Meaning

French: from Old French plat ‘flat’ (Late Latin plat(t)us, from Greek platys ‘broad’, ‘flat’). German: variant of Plate 1. German: topographic name from Middle Low German, Middle High German plate ‘plateau’, ‘rock wall’.

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


Similar surnames: Platt, Plate, Pate, Place, Blatt, Blattel, Pratte, Platten, Matte

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Platte Family Origin

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Platte Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Platte family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Platte. The most common Platte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Platte's were Farmers.

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Platte Historical Records

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Platte Life Expectancy

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