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Meaning and Name Origin

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 has 4 variants: Mariland, Marilland, Marriland and Marryland.


Maryland is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#28666 out of 88799, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Maryland and corresponding names. The only popular varying form of Maryland (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Maria. Adoption of this boy name reached its peak during 1920-1929 and is now significantly less, with the form Maria becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maria in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Marlan, Marland, Marlond, Moreland and Morland. Like Maryland, these names are not frequently used.