Latvian Submitted Surnames

Latvian names are used in the country of Latvia in northern Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ĀBELE Latvian
Means "apple tree".
ABERS Latvian
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.
ĀBOLIŅŠ Latvian
Means "clover".
ĀBOLS Latvian
Means "apple".
ĀBOLTIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word āboliņš meaning "clover".
ADĪTĀJS Latvian
Means "the knitter".
ALKSNIS Latvian
Means "alder".
AMBROZAITYTE Lithuanian, Latvian
this name comes from far far history of lithuanian people
ANDRULEWICZ Lithuanian (Modern, Rare), Polish (Modern, Rare), Jewish (Modern, Rare), Latvian
Originally Andrulevičus or Andrulevičius, it means "ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man"). The Andrulevičiuses were originally Sephardic kohanim whom immigrated to Lithuania, and then Poland, Latvia, and other countries.
APSĪTIS Latvian
Derived from the word apse meaning "asp".
ARĀJS Latvian
Means "the ploughman".
AUZIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word auzas meaning "oats".
AVOTS Latvian
Means "fount, spring" or "source".
BAJĀRS Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
BARONS Latvian
Means "baron".
BOJĀRS Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
BRIEDIS Latvian
Means "deer".
ČAKLAIS Latvian
Means "the diligent one".
ČAKSTE Latvian
Means "shrike".
CĀLĪTIS Latvian
Derived from the word cālis meaning "chick".
CAUNE Latvian
Derived from the word cauna meaning "marten".
CELMIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word celms meaning "stump".
CELMS Latvian
Means "stump".
CĪRULIS Latvian
Means "lark".
DAMBIS Latvian
Means "dam".
DĀRZIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word dārzs meaning "garden".
DIMANTS Latvian
Means "diamond".
EZERIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word ezers meaning "lake".
GAIDA Latvian
From a personal name Gaida, based on the verb gaidīt meaning ‘to wait for’.
GAILIS Latvian
Means "rooster".
GAILĪTIS Latvian
Derived from the word gailis meaning "rooster".
GRAUDIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word grauds meaning "grain".
GRĪVA Latvian
Means "creek".
GULBIS Latvian
Means "swan".
HELMANIS Latvian
This is a Latvian surname. ... [more]
JĀTNIEKS Latvian
Means "the rider".
JAUNZEME Latvian
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]
JAUNZEMIS Latvian
Means "Of the new land".
JUMĀRS Latvian (Rare)
Derived from Livonian jumerški "round".
KAIMIŅŠ Latvian
Means "neighbour".
KAKTIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word kakts meaning "nook, corner".
KALNIEKS Latvian
Derived from the word kalns meaning "mountain".
KĀRKLIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from kārkls meaning "osier".
ĶEMERIS Latvian
Derived from the place name Ķemeri.
KĻAVIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word kļava meaning "maple".
KRASTIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word krasts meaning "coast".
KRIEVIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word krievs meaning "Russian".
KRIEVS Latvian
Means "Russian (person)".
KRONBERGS Latvian (Archaic)
Germanic,originally swedish
KRŪMS Latvian
Meaning "bush".
LĀCIS Latvian
Means "bear".
LAIZĀNS Latvian
Derived from the place name Laizāni.
LANKA Lithuanian, Latvian
Probably a shortened form of Lithuanian Lankauskas.
LAPA Latvian
Meaning "leaf".
LAPIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from lapa meaning "leaf".
LAZDIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word lazda meaning "hazel".
LIEPA Latvian
Meaning "lime tree".
LŪSĒNS Latvian
Derived from the word lūsis meaning "lynx".
LŪSIS Latvian
Means "lynx".
MEDNIS Latvian
Means "wood grouse".
MIGLINIEKS Latvian
Name comes from the village Miglinieki.
MUCENIEKS Latvian
Means "cooper".
MŪRNIEKS Latvian
Means "mason".
OSIS Latvian
Meaning "ash tree".
PLŪME Latvian
Meaning "plum, plum tree".
PRIEDE Latvian
Means "pine tree" in Latvian.
PUTENIS Latvian
Means "blizzard".
RASVAK Latvian
A officer in the Latvian Waffen SS
RIETUMS Latvian
Derived from the word rietumi meaning "west".
RUDZĪTIS Latvian
Derived from the word rudzi meaning "rye".
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]
SELESNICK Russian, Latvian
Also spelled:... [more]
SKRASTIŅA Latvian
Feminine form of Skrastiņš.
STRAZDIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the name strazds meaning "starling".
STRAZDS Latvian
Literally means "blackbird".
URBANE Latvian
Latvian form of Urban.
VĀCIETIS Latvian
Means "German (person)".
VANAGS Latvian
Means "hawk".
VĒJONIS Latvian
Derived from the word vējš meaning "wind".
VĪTOLS Latvian
Meaning "willow".
ŽAGARS Latvian
Means "stick".
ZAĶIS Latvian
Means "hare".
ZARIŅA Latvian
Feminine form of Zariņš.
ZARIŅŠ Latvian
From Latvian zars meaning "branch, twig" combined with -iņš, a diminutive suffix.
ZELTIŅŠ Latvian
Derived from the word zelts meaning "gold".
ZVEJNIEKS Latvian
Means "fisherman".
ZVIRBULIS Latvian
Means "sparrow".