Platner Family History
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Platner Name Meaning
German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Czech (Platnér): occupational name for an armorer (see Blattner). English: occupational name for a plate maker, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old French platon ‘metal plate’. Compare Platten.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Plater, Latner, Planer, Latter, Plaster, Plattner, Ladner, Plate