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Surname: Gorsvāns

Origin: Latgalian

Meaning: From "guorsa", meaning "ground elder" (plant), cf. Latvian "gārsa" and Lithuanian "garšva"

Old Spellings: Gorswan, Gorsvan

Cyrillic Spelling: Горсванс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Gorsvāne, Gōrsvāns (Latgalian), Gōrsvāne (Latgalian), Gorsvans, Gorsvane

Related Surnames: Unknown

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Makašēni

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown