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Map of attested locations

Surname: Siliņš

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Two possibilities: Diminutive of "sile" (manger); diminutive of "sils" (pine forest)

Old Spellings: Silin, Siliņ, Siliņsch

Cyrillic Spelling: Силиньш

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Siliņa, Silins, Silina

Related Surnames: Unknown

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Dobele, Lēdurga, Rembate, Rozula, Sidgunda

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown