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Do you want to browse surnames by parish? You've come to the right place! Choose the province and then find the parish from there.
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If you know the right province for the parish you're looking for, click on "Parishes by province and county". If not, click on "Parishes listed alphabetically".
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'''Note:''' All province and parish designations are based on the '''interwar period''' designations. This is because most Latvians who emigrated from Latvia did so during the Second World War, so if they were reporting their home parishes, this is the system they would have been familiar with.
  
 
Kurzeme = western Latvia
 
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Zemgale = southern Latvia
 
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'''It is now also possible to browse by estate! See Category:Estates below!'''

Latest revision as of 11:54, 5 April 2013

Do you want to browse surnames by parish? You've come to the right place!

If you know the right province for the parish you're looking for, click on "Parishes by province and county". If not, click on "Parishes listed alphabetically".

Note: All province and parish designations are based on the interwar period designations. This is because most Latvians who emigrated from Latvia did so during the Second World War, so if they were reporting their home parishes, this is the system they would have been familiar with.

Kurzeme = western Latvia

Latgale = eastern Latvia

Vidzeme = northern Latvia

Zemgale = southern Latvia

It is now also possible to browse by estate! See Category:Estates below!

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