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Map of attested locations

Surname: Avotnieks

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Someone from the "spring, watersource"

Old Spellings: Awotneek, Awotniek, Awotnek, Avotneek

Cyrillic Spelling: Авотниекс, Авотнѣк

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Avotniece

Related Surnames: Avotiņš, Avots

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Salaspils, Stopiņi

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown