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Platten Name Meaning

diminutive of Platt 1. metonymic occupational name for a platemaker, from Old French platon ‘metal plate’.

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

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Platten Family Origin

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Platten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Butchering

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Platten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Platten's were Farmers. Farmer, Butchering and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Platten. A less common occupation for the Platten family was Laborer.

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Platten Historical Records

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Platten Life Expectancy

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