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Plyter Surname History

The Plyter variation of the name Pleijte is mainly used in New York State. In other areas, like Wisconsin and Michigan Pleyte is used.
The first Pleijte to arrive was Jan in 1845 on board the Henry Shelter. Several Pleijte members followed until Geeraard Jannes Pleijte in 1905.
Currently there are around 600 decendants of the Pleijte family living in the USA and carrying the name Pleyte or Plyter.

Plyter Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Province of Zeeland, in the Netherlands, mainly in West Zeeuwsd-Vlaanderen and Walcheren.

Plyter Meaning & Etymology

The name Plyter originates from the Netherlands and is originally Pleijte. It is derived from the name of a type of ship called Pleit, frequently used in the waters surrounding the Zeeland Islands, along the coast and to England.

Plyter Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Pleijte (origin) and Pleyte.

Last names similar to Plyter

Plytinski, Plytnick, Plytnik, Plytnikas, Plytt, Plytynski, Plyushch, Plyushchakov, Plyushcheva, Plyushenko, Plyushkin, Plyushkina, Plyusnin, Plyussova, Plyut, Plyuta, Plyvat, Plywacz, Plywaczewska, Plywaczewski

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The family produced several Ministers, Judges and one secretary for the Dutch Colonies.

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