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This article is about family name. For the law firm, see Plesner (law firm).

Plessner, Plesner (Hebrew: פלסנר‎):

Plessner, Pleßner, Plesner possibly related to the German Surame Pless or Platz.
Family name
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Meaning 1. from (Polish: Pszczyna), Silesia, German or Jewish surname; See also Heinrich XV, Duchy of Pless, principality of Anhalt-Pless
2. from Plesná, the Czech Republic
3. from Polish places "Pleśna"
4. Plesse, nearby Bovenden
5. Other place names - Pless. Germany Pleß or Von Pless German in origin variant of Pless, Plöß (Czech: Pláne)
Region of origin Poland (includes Austrian Galicia), Germany (especially Westphailia, southern Lowe Saxony), Austria, Israel
Language(s) of origin German
Related names Pless, Plöss;
not related but similar forms: Plesser, Plessers, Plössl


  • Yohanan Plesner (יוחנן פלסנר, born 1972), an Israeli politician


  • Helmut Pleß (2 November 1918 – 25 December 1999) was a highly decorated Leutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
  • A mountain in Germany.


Old German form of the surname Pless


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Pless family German DNA -