Baltic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Baltic peoples.
usage
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ābele Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple tree" in Latvian.
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 (Rare)
Means "clover" in Latvian.
Ābols Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple" in Latvian.
Āboltiņš Latvian
Derived from the word āboliņš meaning "clover".
Adītājs Latvian (Rare)
Means "the knitter" in Latvian.
Agejev Estonian, Lithuanian, Russian
Latinised form of Ageyev in languages without the letter "y".
Alksnis Latvian
Means "alder tree" in Latvian.
Alšėniškis Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the Belarusian village of Hal’šány, which was originally Lithuanian & named Alšėnai.
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")... [more]
Apse Latvian
Derived from Latvian apse "aspen tree" (ultimately from Proto-Baltic *apse).
Apsītis Latvian
Derived from Latvian apse meaning "aspen tree".
Arājs Latvian
Means "the ploughman".
Auziņš Latvian
Derived from the word auzas meaning "oats".
Avots Latvian
Means "fount, spring" or "source".
Bagdonas Lithuanian
Patronymic from the personal name Bagdon, Lithuanian form of Polish Bogdan.
Bajāri Latvian
Descendant of historic Russian title боярин.
Bajārs Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
Bakshis Lithuanian
Means fighter or boxer
Baleckas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valeska
Barons Latvian
Means "baron".
Bernius German (Latinized), Lithuanian
German-Latinized form of Berner.... [more]
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".
Degutis Lithuanian
Occupational name for a person who sold tar; from the Lithuanian word degutas meaning "tar".
Degutytė Lithuanian
Feminine form for an unmarried woman or widow of the surname Degutis.
Dimants Latvian
Means "diamond".
Edgars Latvian
Latvian form of Edgar.
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".
Giedraitis Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the town of Giedraičiai.
Graudiņš Latvian
Derived from the word grauds meaning "grain".
Grīva Latvian
Means "creek".
Gudaitis Lithuanian
Ethnic name from gudas meaning "Belorussian".
Gulbis Latvian
Means "swan".
Helmanis Latvian
This is a Latvian surname. ... [more]
Jakaitis Lithuanian
Unknown meaning.
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".
Juris Latvian
Latvian form if George.
Kaimiņš Latvian
Means "neighbour".
Kaktiņš Latvian
Derived from the word kakts meaning "nook, corner".
Kalejs Latvian
Occupational name for someone who works as a blacksmith.
Kalnieks Latvian
Derived from the word kalns meaning "mountain".
Kaminskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Kamiński.
Kārkliņš Latvian
Derived from kārkls meaning "osier".
Karmazinas Lithuanian
Perhaps a habitational name taken from the Lithuanian village Karmazinai. The name of the village is allegedly derived from Polish karmazyn "crimson". See also Karmazsin, a Hungarian occupational name for a dyer or for someone making dyestuff (taken directly from Hungarian karmazsin "crimson").
Kaunas Lithuanian
From Kaunas, the name of a city in Lithuania, itself most likely derived from a given name.
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".
Kubilus Lithuanian
This surname is a derivative of the given name Jacob.
Lāce Latvian
Derived from Latvian lācis “bear”.
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".
Levin Jewish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, German, Russian, French (Quebec, Anglicized), Various
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of Levy. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name Levin... [more]
Liepa Latvian
Meaning "lime tree".
Lūsēns Latvian
Derived from the word lūsis meaning "lynx".
Lūsis Latvian
Means "lynx".
Makovoza Baltic (Latinized, Rare), German (Latinized, Rare), Russian (Rare)
There is no history of the name just a family name I on't know if some people have it as a first name too.
Markūnas Lithuanian
patronymic from the personal name Markus, a pet form of Mark.
Matvejs Latvian
From the given name Matvejs.
Mednis Latvian
Means "wood grouse".
Meizys Lithuanian
It means barley or wheat farmer
Miglinieks Latvian
Name comes from the village Miglinieki.
Mikalauskas Lithuanian
A Lithuanian surname. Lithuanian surnames have a base which would be Mikalausk for this name. If you are a male in the family your name would change to Mikalauskas. If you are female that is married your surname would be Mikalauskiene... [more]
Miskinis Lithuanian
Topographic name from miškinis ‘forest’, ‘forest spirit’. This name is also established in Poland.
Mucenieks Latvian
Means "cooper".
Mūrnieks Latvian
Means "mason".
Oginskiai Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the village of Uogintai.
Osis Latvian
Meaning "ash tree".
Ozoliņa Latvian
Feminine counterpart of Ozoliņš.
Perske Belarusian, Lithuanian, Jewish
Variant form of Persky. This was the real surname of American actress Lauren Bacall (1924-2014), who was born Betty Joan Perske.
Persky Belarusian, Lithuanian, Jewish
Derived from the village of Pershai in the Valozhyn District of Belarus, or the place named Perki in Lithuania.
Petraitis Lithuanian
From the given name Petras.
Petruškevičius Lithuanian
Comes from the Lithuanian given name Petras.
Petruškevičiūtė Lithuanian
Feminine form of Petruškevičius. Used by an unmarried woman.
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.
Pisula Polish, Lithuanian
Informal nickname for a scribe or clerk, from a derivative of Polish pisać ‘to write’.
Plūme Latvian
Meaning "plum, plum tree".
Porziņģis Latvian
Unknown. A notable bearer of this surname is NBA player Kristaps Porziņģis.
Priede Latvian
Means "pine tree" in Latvian.
Puķe Latvian
Derived from Latvian puķe "flower". Occupational surname for a person who sells flowers.
Putenis Latvian
Means "blizzard".
Rasvak Latvian
A officer in the Latvian Waffen SS
Rietums Latvian
Derived from the word rietumi meaning "west".
Romeka Lithuanian (Latinized)
From the Latin for "of Rome"
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]
Rulinskas Lithuanian (Latinized, Rare)
Meaning and origin still unknown.
Sakalauskas Lithuanian
Ultimately derived from Sokol. Varient forms are Sakalauskienė (married woman or widow) and Sakalauskaitė (unmarried woman).
Salinš Latvian
Topographic name for someone living on an island, from a derivative of Latvian sala meaning ‘island’.
Šaulis Lithuanian
Occupational name from Lithuanian šaulys meaning "rifleman".
Schattenstein Latvian, Russian, Jewish
Notes from Daniel Satten (1896-1972) say that Mordechai Block (1797-) returned to Russia (Latvia) with the surname Schattenstein... [more]
Selesnick Russian, Latvian
Also spelled:... [more]
Sepetys Lithuanian
It comes from Šepetys, the Lithuanian word for comb or brush, and is stylized without the diacritic in English speaking countries.
Shaulis Lithuanian
Occupational name from Lithuanian šaulys ‘rifleman’.
Šillers Latvian
Latvian form of Schiller.
Šimonytė Lithuanian
From the given name Simonas. A bearer is Ingrida Šimonytė (1974-), the current prime minister of Lithuania.
Skrastiņa Latvian
Feminine form of Skrastiņš.
Smolenskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Smolensky.
Stravinskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Stravinsky.
Strazdiņš Latvian
Derived from the name strazds meaning "starling".
Strazds Latvian
Literally means "blackbird".
Stungevičius Lithuanian
The oldest currently known use of the surname in history was for a Polish-Lithuanian noble Kazimieras Stungevičius who lived circa 1667 within the village of Stungaičiai in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth... [more]
Tomas Lithuanian, Polish
From the given name Tomas.
Urbane Latvian
Latvian form of Urban.
Vācietis Latvian
Means "German (person)".
Valančiūnas Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the place name Valančiūnai.... [more]
Vanags Latvian
Means "hawk".
Vējonis Latvian
Derived from the word vējš meaning "wind".
Vidas Lithuanian
From a short form of the personal name Vidmantas.
Vilkas Lithuanian
Means "wolf" in Lithuanian.
Višneviškas Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the Belarusian agrotown of Víšneva, which was originally Lithuanian & under the name of ''Višnevas''.
Vitkauskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian variant of the surname Witkowski.
Vitkus Lithuanian
From a pet form of the personal name Výtautas (a compound of vyti ‘to guide’ + tauta ‘the people’).
Vītols Latvian
Meaning "willow".
Voldemaras Lithuanian
From the given name Voldemaras.
Žagars Latvian
Means "stick".
Zaķis Latvian
Means "hare".
Zariņa Latvian
Feminine form of Zariņš.
Zeltiņš Latvian
Derived from the word zelts meaning "gold".
Žemaitaitis Lithuanian
From Lithuanian Žemaitija or Samogitian Žemaitėjė, an region in Lithuania.
Žilinskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Zieliński.
Žilinskienė Lithuanian
Feminine form of Žilinskas, name for a married woman or widow with the name.
Zukas Lithuanian
Shortened form of Žukaskaus.
Zvejniece Latvian
Feminine form of Zvejnieks.
Zvejnieks Latvian
Means "fisherman".
Zvirbulis Latvian
Means "sparrow".