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TABLE OF LATVIAN TOWN NAMES

The following table lists the current Latvian town name along with the older names:

LATVIANOLD NAMELATVIANOLD NAME
AizputeHasenpothPiltenePilten
AlūksneMarienburgPlavinasStockmannshof
ApeOppekalnPreiliPreil
BauskaBauskeRēzekneRositten/Rēzhitze
CēsisWendenSabileZabeln
DaugavaDvinaSaldusFrauenburg
DaugavpilsDvinskSiguidasSegewold
DobeleDoblenSkaistkalneSchonberg
DobeleDoblenSkaistkalneSchonberg
GostiniDankere (Glazmanka – Russian;
Ventelburg - German)
SlokasSchlock
GrobiņaGrobinSmiltenesSmilten
GulbeneSchwanenburgTalsiTalsen
JaunjelgavaFriederichstadtTukumsTukkum/Tuckum
JekabpilsJakobstadtValdemarpilsSassmacken
JelgavaMitauValmieraVolmar
KandavaKandauVentspilsWindau
KrustspilsKreutzburgViesiteEckengraf
KuldīgaGoldingenVilakaMarienhausen
LiepājaLibauVilāniWilon/Welonen
LudzaLutsin  

Griva was a separate shtetl not far from Daugavpils. It is now a suburb of Daugavpils so you will not find it on a map.

©2012 Arlene Beare