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Map of attested locations

Surname: Purvītis

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive of "swamp"

Old Spellings: Purwit, Purwiht

Cyrillic Spelling: Пурвитис

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Purvīte, Purvitis, Purvite, Purviņš, Purviņa, Purvins, Purvina

Related Surnames: Unknown

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Vecpiebalga, Vilzēni

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown