Livas Family History
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Livas Name Meaning
Catalan and Spanish: possibly from a truncated form of Catalan olives or Spanish olivas ‘olives’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked cultivating olive trees, or curing and selling olives. Greek: nickname from the livas (classical Greek lips), the sirocco, a hot dust-laden wind originating in Libya. Since this wind is hot, the term was probably a nickname denigrating someone’s temper.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Olivas, Oliva, Ladas, Navas, Rivas, Leva, Lias, Lucas, Lina, Lis