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Map of attested locations

Surname: Kurpnieks

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Shoemaker

Old Spellings: Kurpneek, Kurpniek

Cyrillic Spelling: Курпнѣк, Курпниекс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Kurpniece, Kurpeniks (Latgalian), Kurpeneica (Latgalian)

Related Surnames: Unknown

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Braslava, Naujene, Skaņkalne, Stende, Stopiņi, Vilzēni (Kurpnieks); Krāslava, Naujene, Skaista (Kurpeniks)

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown