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Surname: Gailītis

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive form of "rooster"

Old Spellings: Gailiht, Gailit

Cyrillic Spelling: Гаилитис

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Gailīte, Gailitis, Gailite

Related Surnames: Gailis

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Bauņi*, Cesvaine*, Jaunvāle, Lāde, Limbaži, Lubāna, Saliena, Suntaži, Trikāta, Umurga, Vainiži, Vecpiebalga, Zeltiņi

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown