Pletz Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a tailor who mended clothes, from Middle High German bletz ‘scrap’, ‘patch’. altered spelling of Ploetz.

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

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Pletz Family Origin

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Pletz Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Pletz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Pletz's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pletz. A less common occupation for the Pletz family was Keeping House.

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Pletz Historical Records

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Pletz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Pletz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pletz in 1950 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pletz

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