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Map of attested locations

Surname: Leja

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Valley

Old Spellings: Leij, Leija

Cyrillic Spelling: Лейа, Лея

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Unknown

Related Surnames: Lejiņš, Lejmalnieks, Lejnieks, Lībtāls, Puķuleja

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Limbaži, Nīca, Rucava

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown