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What does Leland mean?

Leland Pronunciation of Leland as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Leland) is pronounced LEE-land. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Leland is "one who lives by unseeded land". Place name. Philantrophist Leland Stanford.




VARIANTS Le, Leeland, Leighland, Leyland



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How popular is Leland?

Leland is a very popular first name for men (#403 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#6671 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Leland reached its highest position of #179 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is at #419 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Le and Leeland (#1373 IN 2018) are the prominent alternative forms of Leland (#419). These forms of Leland were favored by parents in the 1920s (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and are somewhat less widespread today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leland, Le, Leeland in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aland, Arand, Arland, Armand, Berend, Bernd, Chand, Delane, Delani, Delano, Delany, Derland, Devland, Durand, Durland, Erland, Erlend, Farand, Felan, Fernand, Garland, Howland, Kelan, Lad, Ladd, Lamond, Land, Lando, Lang, Laud, Leander, Leandre, Leandro, Ledon, Legate, Lehman, Lehmann, Lemar, Lemond, Lenard, Lennard, Lenny, Leon, Leonard, Leonid, Leron, Lerone, Levander, Levant, Levin, Levon, Lewayne, Lind, Lloyd, Loman, Loran, Luano, Lucan, Lukan, Marland, Moreland, Morland, Newland, Noland, Orland, Ormand, Rand, Roeland, Roland, Rolland, Rowland, Rutland, Ryeland, Ryland and Wyland. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leland.

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