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Platter Name Meaning

English: variant of Platt or Plater. Scottish: habitational name from the Forest of Plater in Angus. German (Tyrol, Bavaria): variant of Plattner 1. German: variant of Platner.

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


Similar surnames: Plattner, Plaster, Platte, Platt, Slatter, Glatter, Panter, Platner

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Platter Family Origin

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Platter Family Occupations

What did your Platter ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Platter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Dealer In Stationery

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Dealer In Stationery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Platter. The most common Platter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Platter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Platter family was Farming.

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Platter Historical Records

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Platter Life Expectancy

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