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Multiple Origins for the Surname Plato


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Plato Early Origins



The surname Plato was first found in both Suffolk and Norfolk where the first on record was Thomas Playters of Thorndon in Suffolk. His son, Thomas Playters (died 1479) held Wilborne manor and advowson in Norfolk, Sotterley, and Ugshall manor in Suffolk. He was buried in Sotterley church. Hi son William Playters (died 1512) had a son named Christopher Playters (d. 1547.)

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Plato Spelling Variations


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Plato Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plater, Plator, Playter, Playtor, Platter, Plattor, Plaitor, Plaiter, Plaitors and many more.

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Plato Early History


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Plato Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plato research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1103, 1177, 1449, 1552, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1623, 1606, 1605, 1590, 1668, 1640, 1648, 1640 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Plato History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plato Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plato Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Thomas Playters, 1st Baronet of Sotterley, High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1605; and Sir William Playters, 2nd Baronet (1590-1668)...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plato Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plato Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D Plato, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Kurt Plato, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, in 1892

Plato Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Giuseppe Plato, aged 52, who settled in America, in 1909
  • Jose Plato, aged 57, who landed in America from Colima, Mexico, in 1909
  • Moritz Plato, aged 17, who landed in America from Psjasnicz, Russia, in 1911
  • Oskar Plato, aged 36, who settled in America from Sydney, Australia, in 1911
  • Herbert Plato, aged 43, who landed in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Plato Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Christian Plato U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Johann Christian Plato U.E. who settled in Bertie Township [Fort Erie], Niagara, Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Peter Plato U.E., (James) who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Peter Plato U.E., (Plant) who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plato (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plato (post 1700)



  • Ann Plato (b. 1820), American mixed race educator and author
  • Dana Michelle Plato (1964-1999), born Dana Michelle Strain, American child actress, best remembered for her role on Diff'rent Strokes
  • William B. Plato, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1860 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • T. Deane Plato, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 17th District, 1961 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John P. Plato, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Steuben County 3rd District, 1859 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Plato (1820-1889), American politician, Mayor of Cullman, Alabama, 1885-86 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Timothy Jason Plato (b. 1967), British racing car driver

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Plato Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Plato Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plato Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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