Plyter Family History & Genealogy

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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.

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Famous People named Plyter

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

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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 Life Expectancy

According to our database of 30 people with the last name Plyter that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

75.7
years

Most Common Plyter First Names

According to our database of 35 people with the last name Plyter that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Roger 5.7%
  • Tammy 5.7%
  • John 5.7%
  • Charles 2.9%
  • Lewis 2.9%
  • Goldie 2.9%
  • Jessie 2.9%
  • Julian 2.9%
  • Emmet 2.9%
  • Larue 2.9%
  • E. d. 2.9%
  • Peter 2.9%
  • Harriet 2.9%
  • Nancy 2.9%
  • Anna 2.9%
  • Reva 2.9%
  • Josiah 2.9%
  • Elmer 2.9%
  • Vincent 2.9%
  • Hazel 2.9%
  • Mary 2.9%
  • Ruth 2.9%
  • Lawrence 2.9%
  • Phyllis 2.9%
  • Sarah 2.9%
  • Alice 2.9%
  • Webster 2.9%
  • Beverly 2.9%
  • Richard 2.9%
  • Terry 2.9%
  • David 2.9%
  • Florence 2.9%

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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