Plattner Family History

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Plattner Name Meaning

German (Tyrol, Bavaria): from platte ‘ledge’ (genitive platten) + -er suffix of habitation, hence a topographic name denoting someone who lived at a farm on a mountain ledge. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Platner.

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


Similar surnames: Lattner, Platter, Platner, Planer, Blatter, Trattner, Platzer

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Plattner Family Origin

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Plattner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keep House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plattner family was Keep House. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plattner. The most common Plattner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Plattner's were Farmers.

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Plattner Historical Records

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Plattner Life Expectancy

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