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Map of attested locations

Surname: Lācis

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Bear

Old Spellings: Lahz, Lahzis, Lahzs

Cyrillic Spelling: Лацис

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Lāce, Lacis, Lace

Related Surnames: Lāčgalva, Lācītis, Upeslācis

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Bauņi*, Durbe, Galgauska*, Lāde, Limbaži, Mazsalaca, Meirāni, Pāle, Sēļi, Sidgunda, Suntaži, Taurupe*, Vidriži, Zeltiņi

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown