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Map of attested locations

Surname: Putniņš

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Diminutive of "bird"

Old Spellings: Putnin, Putniņ, Putniņsch

Cyrillic Spelling: Путниньш

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Putniņa, Putnins, Putnina

Related Surnames: Putns

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Augstroze, Katlakalns, Kuldīga, Limbaži, Sēļi, Skrunda, Suntaži, Tūja*, Vecate, Veclaicene, Vecpiebalga, Vecsaule, Vijciems*

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown