Sliwa Family History

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Sliwa Name Meaning

Polish (Sliwa): metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from sliwa ‘plum’. In some cases the surname may have arisen as a nickname from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Sliva, Slivka, Oliva, Plewa, Skiba, Sluka, Sica, Sita, Sluga, Sloma

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Sliwa Family Origin

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Sliwa Family Occupations

What did your Sliwa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Houseparbourmaid was the top reported job for people in the UK named Sliwa. 50% of Sliwa women worked as a Houseparbourmaid

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Houseparbourmaid
  • Houseundermaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sliwa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sliwa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sliwa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sliwa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 718 military records available for the last name Sliwa. For the veterans among your Sliwa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sliwa Life Expectancy

What is the average Sliwa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sliwa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Sliwa in 1945 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sliwa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sliwa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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