Plattner Family History

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Plattner Name Meaning

German (Tyrol, Bavaria): from platte ‘ledge’ (genitive platten) + -er suffix of habitation, hence a topographic name denoting someone who lived at a farm on a mountain ledge. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Platner.

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


Similar surnames: Lattner, Platter, Platner, Planer, Blatter, Trattner, Platzer

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Plattner Family Origin

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Plattner Family Occupations

What did your Plattner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plattner. The most common Plattner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plattner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Plattner family was Keep House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keep House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Plattner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Plattner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Plattner Life Expectancy

What is the average Plattner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Plattner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Plattner in 1958 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plattner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plattner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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