Meaning and name origin
Leland \l(e)-la-nd\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.
Leland is a very popular first name for males (#403 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7671 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leland for boys (2014 statistics).