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What does Maryland mean?

Maryland Pronunciation of Maryland [mary-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.

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Middle name pairings:
Maryland Nestor (M.N.), ..

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. Demographics)

Maryland reached its top position of #1868 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryland name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Maria is the only other popular varying form of Maryland appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Maryland was well-received among parents during the years 1980-1989 (average #1478).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryland, Maria in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arland, Bryland, Carolan, Clayland, Cortland, Daylan, Derland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Garlan, Garland, Garlend, Garlind, Garllan, Harlan, Harland, Haylan, Jaylan, Karlan, Kirkland, Kirtland, Leyland, Maitland, Marciano, Mariano, Marlan, Marland, Marlen, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marlon, Marlond, Marlondo, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marsean, Maynard, Maytland (see Maitland), Merlen, Merlin, Merlinn (see Merlin), Merlyn, Merlynn, Moorland (see Moreland), Moreland, Morland, Orland, Portland, Ryland, Taylan, Waylan, Wayland and Wyland. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maryland.