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Balfour .. (Gaelic) "Grazing land." ..
Bay Geography name: an indentation of land in a coastline ..
Breck .. Breck" also refers to a stretch of sandy, rolling land ..
Brendan .. Saint Brendan of Ireland (sixth century), known as "the Voyager", is famed for his scholarship and adventurous traveling, including a seven-year voyage to a land that some think may have been North America ..
Clayland .. (Old English) "Land of clay." ..
Cleveland .. (Old English) "Land of cliffs." ..
Courtland .. (Old English) "Land of the court." ..
Derland .. (Old English) "Land with deer."
Earland .. (Old English) "Earl's land." ..
Eoghan .. The Irish area of County Tyrone comes from this name, for in Irish it is Tir Eoghain, meaning "land of Eoghan".
Ephraim .. Biblical: one of Joseph's sons by his Egyptian wife Asenath, so named: "For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction" ..
Erland .. (Old English, Old Norse) "Noble's land." ..
Franklin .. Freemen and Franks are related via Latin francālia, which originally referred to lands held by Franks, and were not subject to taxes ..
Galt .. (Old English) "Steep wooded land." ..
Galton .. (Old English) "Owner of a rented land."
Garland .. (Old English, Old French) "Land of the spear." ..
Gore .. Gore" is also an old term for a small, triangular-shaped piece of land, so this may be considered a place name, denoting an ancestor who lived on or near such a piece of land ..
Gorham .. (Old English) "Village near the wedge-shaped piece of land." ..
Gorton .. (Old English) "Settlement near the wedge-shaped piece of land." ..
Harlan .. (Old English) "Army land." ..
Brendan, Cleveland, Franklin, Garland and Harlan are commonly used names, while Balfour, Bay, Breck, Clayland, Courtland, Derland, Earland, Eoghan, Ephraim, Erland, Galt, Galton, Gore, Gorham and Gorton are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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