Plewa Name Meaning

Polish: from plewa ‘husk’, ‘shell’, an unflattering nickname for a lightweight, worthless man, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone whose job was to winnow grain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pleva, Leva, Sliwa, Pluta, Pera, Leja, Lew, Plein, Plona, Piela

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Plewa Family Origin

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Plewa Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Plewa occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Plewa's were Keeping Houses.

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Plewa Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Plewa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Plewa in 1961 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plewa

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