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What does Land mean?

Land Pronunciation of Land [land] as a name for boys is of Middle English origin, and the name Land means "renowned land". Land is a variant form of Lander (Middle English). Occupational name: possibly "laundryman". Land is also a form of Orlando (Spanish, Old German): version of Roland.

Associated with: renowned (famous).

Variations

8 alternative forms via Lander, Orlando: Landers, Landis, Landiss, Landor, Landry, Lanny, Orland and Roland.

Creative forms:
(male) Lond, Lynd, ..

(female) Lare, Lati, ..

Middle name pairings:
Land Jakobe (L.J.), ..

How popular is Land?

Land is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1594 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Land (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Landis, Landry (#858 from recent data), Lanny, Orland, Orlando (#614) and Roland (#586). These forms of Land were favored by parents 95 years ago (average #1228) and are now significantly less common (#1343, down 65%), with versions such as Lanny becoming less in vogue. Landry is the most chic baby name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Landis, Landry, Lanny, Orland, Orlando, Roland in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Land is alike in pronunciation to Lind. Other suggested similar names are Aland, Arand, Arnd, Bond, Brand, Chand, La-, Lacy, Lad, Ladd, Laddy, Laine, Laird, Lake, Lale, Lalo, Lamond, Lance, Landan, Landen, Landin, Lando, Landon, Landyn, Lane, Lang, Lange, Lantz, Lanza, Lanzo, Lapo, Lark, Lars, Lary, Laud, Layne, Leland, Len, Lenn, Lin, Linc, Lindo, Lindy, Link, Linn, Lino, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lord, Loyd, Luano, Lundy, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Rand. These names tend to be more commonly used than Land.

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