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Map of attested locations

Surname: Gailis

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Rooster

Old Spellings: Gail, Gaile

Cyrillic Spelling: Гаилис

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Gaile

Related Surnames: Gailītis, Pļavasgailis

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Alūksne, Eleja, Gaujiena, Idus, Istra, Laši, Limbaži, Ludza, Mālpils, Mazsalaca, Pāle, Pērkone, Plāņi, Saldus, Sāviena*, Skrunda, Stopiņi, Suntaži, Valmiera, Vecpiebalga, Vecsaule

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown