Platts Family History

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Platts Name Meaning

English (mainly South Yorkshire): variant of Platt 1. Americanized form of German Platz.

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


Similar surnames: Platt, Plotts, Plants, Plass, Platte, Pitts, Pratts, Platter, Catts

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Platts Family Origin

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Platts Family Occupations

What did your Platts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Platts. A less common occupation for the Platts family was Carpenter. The most common Platts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Platts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Platts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Platts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Platts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Platts

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Platts. 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 Platts. For the veterans among your Platts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Platts Life Expectancy

What is the average Platts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Platts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Platts in 1957 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Platts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Platts 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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