What does Maryland mean?
Maryland /mary-land/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Place name. The state of Maryland was named for English Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of King Charles I, when the land was granted to Lord Baltimore.
Maryland has 4 variants: Mariland, Marilland, Marriland and Marryland.Kreatif forms: Meryland, Miryland. [more]
How popular is Maryland?
Maryland is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#41859 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Maria is the only popular varying form of Maryland (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its peak during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.201%) and is now significantly less, with Maria becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Maryland and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)