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Origin Of The Surname Platt

Meaning Of The Surname Platt

One Who Lives on the Flat

Interesting Facts About Platt

Platt is thought to be of ultimately French origin and would have been introduced to Britain by invading Normans. Its came to us in the form ‘plat’ which was a word used to describe a flat area of ground. Its use as a surname would have been topographical, given to a person who built their home on an open, flat piece of land. David Platt the English ex-footballer is a famous bearer of this surname.

Platt Statistics

Platt is the number 1160 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 8,331 share the surname Platt in the UK.

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