From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about family name. For the law firm, see Plesner (law firm).

Plessner, Plesner (Hebrew: פלסנר‎):

Plessner, Pleßner, Plesner
Family name
Ring Pless.jpg
Meaning 1. from Pless (Polish: Pszczyna), Silesia, almostly Jewish surname; See also 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, Plöß (Czech: Pláne)
Region of origin Poland (includes Austrian Galicia), Germany (especially Westphailia, southern Lowe Saxony), Austria, Israel
Language(s) of origin Jewish (Yiddish), German
Related names Pless, Plöss;
not related but similar forms: Plesser, Plessers, Plössl


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


Official Website[edit]