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Map of attested locations

Surname: Ratnieks

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Wheelwright

Old Spellings: Ratneek, Rattneck

Cyrillic Spelling: Ратнѣк, Ратниекс

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Ratniece

Related Surnames: Ratkalns, Štelmahers

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Bauņi*, Jeri, Lēdurga, Omuļi*, Skaņkalne, Turaida, Vecate, Vidriži

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown