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Leland

A surname that originated as a personal name for someone who lived by a low-lying grassy area. A place name for several cities and a river located in the U.S. Namesakes include Leland Stanford, founder of Stanford University during the 19th century and Charles Godfrey Leland, a 20th century humorist. In and out of favor with parents, it seems to be making a comeback. , From the meadowland.

Origin
English
Old English
Gender
Unisex
Meaning Tags
Flowers, Plants & Trees
Geographic
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Personality
Famous Lelands
David Leland (British film director/screenwriter)
Sibling Name Ideas
Leland is on other name lists
English Boy Baby Names