Plas Family History

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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

What did your Plas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, 3rd Mate Ss Batlergate Discharged 1 May 39 No R 127906 First Mate No 43807 and Caretaker Office were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Plas. 34% of Plas men worked as a 3rd Mate Ss Batlergate Discharged 1 May 39 No R 127906 First Mate No 43807 and 17% of Plas women worked as a Caretaker Office. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plas were Corporation Labourer and Incapacetoted

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 3rd Mate Ss Batlergate Discharged 1 May 39 No R 127906 First Mate No 43807
    34%
  • Barber Royal li Pool
    34%
  • Corporation Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Caretaker Office
    17%
  • Grocer (engineering maintenance)
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Incapacetoted
    17%

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

Plas Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Draft Card

There are 213 military records available for the last name Plas. For the veterans among your Plas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plas Life Expectancy

What is the average Plas lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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