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

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Platner Family Origin

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Platner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Platner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Platner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Platner. A less common occupation for the Platner family was Carpenter.

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Platner Historical Records

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Platner Life Expectancy

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