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Map of attested locations

Surname: Mežs

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Forest

Old Spellings: Mesch, Meschs

Cyrillic Spelling: Межс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Meža, Mezs, Meza

Related Surnames: Lielmežs, Mežakrūmiņš, Mežalācis, Mežasargs, Mežciems, Mežgailis, Mežiņš, Mežiņš, Mežkalniņš, Mežumalis

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Bārta, Skaņkalne

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown