Plett Name Meaning

German: probably from a short form of a personal name formed with the root of modern Blatt ‘leaf’ or words with the sense of ‘bloom’.

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


Similar surnames: Pett, Lett, Flott, Platt, Peth, Blatt, Peets, Hett, Puett, Flett

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Plett Family Origin

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Plett Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Dry Goods And Groceries

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plett family was Dry Goods And Groceries. The most common Plett occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 22% of Plett's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plett.

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Plett Historical Records

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Plett Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Plett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Plett in 1959 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plett

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