Plas Name Meaning

Dutch (Van den Plas): from Middle Dutch plas ‘puddle’, ‘pool’, ‘plash’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a dip in a road, which filled up with water in wet weather. Possibly French: habitational name from places so called in the Ardèche and Corrèze.

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


Similar surnames: Pla, Plass, Pan, Place, Mas, Plack, Peak, Pilat, Alas, Pas

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Plas Family Origin

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Plas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Stone Cutter

    50%

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In 1880, Farmer and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Plas. The most common Plas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plas's were Farmers.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Plas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Plas in 1964 was 70, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plas

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