Sliva Name Meaning

Czech (Slíva), Belorussian, and Ukrainian: occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, or nickname for a short, round person, from Czech and Belorussian slíva, Ukrainian slyva ‘plum’. In Czech it is also a nickname for a drunken man, from the idiom opilý jaho slíva ‘drunk as a plum’, the word slíva having been connected by folk etymology with slívat ‘to spill’.

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


Similar surnames: Slivka, Sliwa, Oliva, Sica, Spivak, Sliman, Livas, Leva, Olivo, Lia

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Sliva Family Origin

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Sliva Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Sliva occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sliva's were Farmers.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Sliva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sliva in 1948 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sliva

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