Plitt Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; in the south, perhaps a nickname for a cheerful, friendly person, from Middle High German blide ‘joyous’; in the north, perhaps a nickname for a short irascible individual, dialect Low German plite.

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


Similar surnames: Platt, Splitt, Witt, Plier, Glatt, Pluth, Platz, Litt, Flint, Plate

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Plitt Family Origin

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Plitt Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plitt family was Laborer. The most common Plitt occupation in the USA was Butcher. 8% of Plitt's were Butchers. Butcher, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plitt.

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Plitt Historical Records

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Plitt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Plitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Plitt in 1957 was 44, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plitt

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