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Surname: Kapenieks

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Someone who works in the graveyard/vaults

Old Spellings: Kappeneek, Kapeneek, Kapeniek

Cyrillic Spelling: Капенѣк, Капениекс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Kapeniece

Related Surnames: Kapiņš

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Durbe, Rucava

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown