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Map of attested locations

Surname: Kļaviņš

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive of "maple"

Old Spellings: Klawiņ, Klawiņsch, Klawing

Cyrillic Spelling: Клавиньш

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Kļaviņa, Klavins, Klavina

Related Surnames: Kļava

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Alūksne, Brenguļi, Cesvaine*, Elkšņi, Lubāna, Ludza, Mālpils, Skaistkalne, Smiltene, Suntaži, Turaida, Vecgulbene, Vecpiebalga

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown