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What does Leyland mean?

Leyland Pronunciation of Leyland [ley-land] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Leyland is "one who lives by unseeded land". Leyland is a version of Leland (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english.


Leyland has 2 variants: Leeland and Leighland.

Creative forms:
(male) Laland, Loland, ..

(female) Leylal, Leylan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leyland Reese (L.R.), ..

How popular is Leyland?

Leyland is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#41060 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Leland (#381 in 2015) and Leeland (#1331) are the prominent variation forms of Leyland (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Leyland was widespread during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.1%, down 29.3%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leeland, Leland in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aland, Arland, Bryland, Clayland, Derland, Devland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Fernand, Ferrand, Freeland, Garland, Harland, Howland, Land, Lehman, Lehmann, Lemond, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Lesean, Levant, Leyton, Marland, Maryland, Maytland (see Maitland), Morland, Newland, Noland, Orland, Reymond, Roeland, Roland, Rolland, Rowland, Rutland, Ryeland, Ryland, Wayland and Wyland. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leyland.

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