Category:Latvian surnames of Latgalian origin

From Latvian Surname Project
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "The eastern province of Latvia, called Latgale, spent most of history more closely associated with Poland or Russia than the rest of Latvia, which was predominantly under German ...")
 
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
The eastern province of Latvia, called Latgale, spent most of history more closely associated with Poland or Russia than the rest of Latvia, which was predominantly under German influence. As a result, Latgale has a different dialect and some different naming traditions than the rest of Latvia. Surnames that are particular to Latgale are found in this category. If you are looking for surnames that are related to surnames in standard Latvian, but that have Latgalian spelling variants, see the category: [[:Category:Surnames with Latgalian variants|Surnames with Latgalian variants]].
 
The eastern province of Latvia, called Latgale, spent most of history more closely associated with Poland or Russia than the rest of Latvia, which was predominantly under German influence. As a result, Latgale has a different dialect and some different naming traditions than the rest of Latvia. Surnames that are particular to Latgale are found in this category. If you are looking for surnames that are related to surnames in standard Latvian, but that have Latgalian spelling variants, see the category: [[:Category:Surnames with Latgalian variants|Surnames with Latgalian variants]].
  
[[Category:Latvian surnames]][[Category:Latvian surnames by ethnicity]]
+
[[Category:Latvian surnames]][[Category:Latvian surnames by origin]]

Latest revision as of 18:26, 30 April 2013

The eastern province of Latvia, called Latgale, spent most of history more closely associated with Poland or Russia than the rest of Latvia, which was predominantly under German influence. As a result, Latgale has a different dialect and some different naming traditions than the rest of Latvia. Surnames that are particular to Latgale are found in this category. If you are looking for surnames that are related to surnames in standard Latvian, but that have Latgalian spelling variants, see the category: Surnames with Latgalian variants.

Pages in category "Latvian surnames of Latgalian origin"

The following 30 pages are in this category, out of 30 total.

Personal tools