What does Leland mean?
Leland /le-land/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Leland) is pronounced LEE-land. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Leland is "one who lives by unseeded land". Place name. Philantrophist Leland Stanford.
How popular is Leland?
Leland is a very popular first name for men (#403 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#6671 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Leland for boys. Leland reached its highest position of #195 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is at #410 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Aland, Arland, Delane, Delani, Delano, Delany, Derland, Devland, Erland, Felan, Kelan, Land, Lemond, Lenard, Levant, Newland, Noland, Orland, Roeland, Roland, Ryeland, Ryland and Wyland. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leland.