are used in the country of Latvia in northern Europe.
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This name is from the fiords and was given to the people that lived there and mainly were fishermen. Now people that have the last name can be anyware in Latvia (or other country) but most likely had ancestors from the fiords.
From a personal name GAIDA
, based on the verb gaidīt
meaning ‘to wait for’.
Jaunzeme is compound from two words first jauns
meaning "new" and second zeme
meaning "land". Jaunzeme is femenine form of surname, the masculine form of surname is Jaunzems. Most famous persons with this surname are:... [more]
PILENGIS Latvian (Rare)
This was my mother's maiden name. She and the rest of my family were born in Latvia. I am the first American born. I do not know what Pilengis means.
RUDZUTAKA Latvian (Rare)
Rudzutaka is compound from two words first rudzu
meaning "rye" and second taka
meaning "path". Rudzutaka is femenine form of surname, the masculine form of surname is Rudzutaks. Most famous person with this surname is Jānis Rudzutaks: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jānis_Rudzutaks... [more]
From Latvian zars
meaning "branch, twig" combined with -iņš
, a diminutive suffix.