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What does Harland mean?

Harland Pronunciation of Harland [har-land] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and Harland means "grey land; hare land". Harland is a version of Harlan (Old English) and its source form.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

5 alternative forms via Harlan: Harlen, Harlenn, Harlin, Harlyn and Harlynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Halland, Hanland, ..

(female) Harla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harland Zavion (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Harland?

Harland is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1180 out of 1220, Top 97%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#11745 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Harland reached its peak rank of #529 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harland name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harland outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Harland listed in the Top 2000 are Harlan (#823 the previous year), Harlin and Harlen. Other forms, like Harlynn, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Harland was common among parents in the 1920s (usage of 0.06%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.01%, 75%), with the form Harland becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harland, Harlan, Harlen, Harlin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harland and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arland, Derland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Garlan, Garland, Garlend, Garlind, Harald, Harkan, Harman, Harmann, Harvard, Haylan, Herlad, Howland, Karlan, Mariland (see Maryland), Marlan, Marland, Marlond, Maryland, Morland, Orland and Wayland. These names tend to be less commonly used than Harland.

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