Planas Family History

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Planas Name Meaning

Aragonese and Catalan: topographic name from the plural of plana ‘big plain’, ‘big plateau’ for someone who lived in a plain area, or habitational name from any of the places called Planas, Catalan Planes (from Latin plana ‘plane’).

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


Similar surnames: Llanas, Plas, Planer, Piana, Plank, Llanos, Plant, Llamas, Llanes

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Planas Family Origin

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Planas Family Occupations

What did your Planas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Dependiente and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Planas. 10% of Planas men worked as a Dependiente and 15% of Planas women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Planas were Baker and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Dependiente
    10%
  • Waiter
    10%
  • Attendant
    5%
  • Baker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Dressmaker
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Planas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Planas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Planas 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Planas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 226 military records available for the last name Planas. For the veterans among your Planas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Planas Life Expectancy

What is the average Planas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Planas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Planas in 1958 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Planas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Planas 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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