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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Bulgarian
Scripts Плевнелиев(Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. PLEHV-neh-lee-ehf  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsPlevnelieva

Meaning & History

From the Bulgarian name for the Greek village of Petroussa (called Plevnya in Bulgarian), itself derived from Bulgarian плевня (plevnya) meaning "barn". A notable bearer is Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev (1964-).
Added 11/16/2015 by HL
Edited 1/1/2021 by HL