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

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Platts Family Origin

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Platts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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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Platts Historical Records

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Platts Life Expectancy

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