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Surname: Podnieks

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Potter

Old Spellings: Podneek

Cyrillic Spelling: Поднѣк, Подниекс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Podniece, Pūdnīks (Latgalian), Pūdnīce (Latgalian)

Related Surnames: Podiņš, Pods

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Krimulda, Skaņkalne (Podnieks); Andrupene (Pūdnīks)

Famous individuals with this surname: Juris Podnieks, film director and producer

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