The toponyms in Gruzdžiai environs

Marija Razmukaitė

The toponyms (place names) in the environs of Gruzdžiai (Šiauliai District) are analysed in the paper that consists of two parts. Part I deals with the detailed analysis of origin and formation of names of living places, or oikonyms. The analysis data generalised in the conclusions show the oikonyms originated from personal names and those of suffixal formation prevail in the area mentioned.

Part II presents names of land places and water bodies for each village given in an alphabetic order of villages.