Kalniņš

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Map of attested locations

Surname: Kalniņš

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive form of "hill"

Old Spellings: Kalnin, Kalniņ, Kalniņsch, Kalning, Kalniht

Cyrillic Spelling: Калниньш

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Kalniņa, Kalnins, Kalnina, Kalnītis, Kalnīte, Kalnitis, Kalnite

Related Surnames: Augstkalniņš, Kalns, Mazkalniņš, Mežkalniņš, Veckalniņš

Possible place name borrowing? Yes


Attested Locations: Ainaži*, Aiviekste, Aiztere, Alšvanga, Alūksne, Anna, Augstroze, Baldone, Bērzpils, Brenguļi, Ceraukste, Cesvaine*, Dauguļi, Dobele, Dunte, Durbe, Galgauska*, Inčukalns, Ipiķi, Jumprava, Kalsnava*, Kārķi*, Kastrāne, Ķēči, Kosa, Krustpils, Lēdmane, Lēdurga, Lenči, Lielplatone, Limbaži, Lubāna, Mazstraupe, Mēmele, Mujāni, Nīca, Pāle, Patkule, Praviņi, Ropaži, Rūjiena, Saka, Saliena, Sāviena*, Sēļi, Sidgunda, Šķibe, Skrīveri, Skulte, Stiene, Stopiņi, Suntaži, Taurupe*, Tilža, Ugāle, Užava, Vaidava, Vainiži, Vecate, Vecmoki, Vecpiebalga, Vecsaule, Vidriži, Vietalva*, Vilce, Vīpe, Zante (Kalniņš); Trikāta (Kalnītis)

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown