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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sive

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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Sive means "Veteran".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Sive means "Hear us" and is of Xhosa origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Sive means "Hear our prayers." and is of Xhosa origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Sive means "Listen to Us" and is of Xhosa origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Sive means "Listen To Us".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Sive

Sive Pekezela is a soccer player for the Gefle IF, Vasco da Gama (South Africa), F.C. Cape Town, and Beerschot AC. Sive was born on April 3rd, 1992 in Gugulethu.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sive

Esq. David Sive was an environmentalist, lawyer, and professor. Esq. was born on September 22nd, 1922 in Brooklyn. He left this life on March 12th, 2014.


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Popularity of Sive as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Sive

  • When was the first name Sive first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sive is Monday, October 21st, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Sive? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sive. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sive: Your name in reverse order is Evis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vesi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sive born Feb 1, 2016

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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