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Surname: Kalviņš

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive of "kalvis" (archaic and Lithuanian word for "smith")

Old Spellings: Kalwin, Kalwiņ, Kalwiņsch

Cyrillic Spelling: Калвиньш

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Kalviņa, Kalvins, Kalvina, Kalvītis, Kalvīte, Kalvitis, Kalvite

Related Surnames: Kalvāns

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Ciecere, Stende, Vāne

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown