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Map of attested locations

Surname: Avots

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Spring, water source

Old Spellings: Awot, Awots

Cyrillic Spelling: Авотс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Avota, Avote

Related Surnames: Avotiņš, Avotnieks

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Jaunlaicene, Pastende, Rucava, Rūjiena, Salgale, Sece

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown