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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Russian
Scripts Пелевин(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /pʲɪ.ˈlʲe.vʲɪn/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsPelevina (feminine form)

Meaning & History

Derived from dialectal Russian пелева (peleva) meaning "chaff, shuck". A notable bearer is Victor Pelevin, the Russian fiction writer.
Added 5/5/2021 by Freomann