Pleva Family History

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Pleva Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from pleva ‘husk’, ‘shell’, an unflattering nickname for someone regarded as lightweight or worthless.

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

Similar surnames: Plewa, Alexa, Pluta, Leja, Sliva, Levan, Plein, Lexa, Leva, Oliva

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Pleva Family Origin

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Pleva Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pleva ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Pleva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pleva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pleva 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Pleva. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 592 military records available for the last name Pleva. For the veterans among your Pleva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pleva Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pleva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pleva in 1945 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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