What does Maryland mean?
Maryland \m(a)-ryla-nd, mar(y)-land\ 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 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 (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names 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)