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What does Wayland mean?

Wayland Pronunciation of Wayland as a boys' name is pronounced WAY-land. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wayland is "land by the road". Place name. Mythology: the Scandinavian Wayland was a blacksmith with supernatural powers, equivalent to the Roman Vulcan. Singer Waylon Jennings.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, mythology, scandinavian, blacksmith, powers, roman


VARIANTS Way, Waylan, Waylen, Waylin, Waylon, Weylin, Wylan



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How popular is Wayland?

Wayland is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#12189 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Wayland reached its apex position of #937 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Wayland appearing in the Top 2000 are Waylen (#1811 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) and Waylon (#142). Adoption of these forms of Wayland was at its peak in 2018 (MEDIAN #1317). Waylon has been the most prominent.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wayland, Waylen, Waylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Wayland is pronounced similarly to Aland and Wyland. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arland, Bryland, Clayland, Dayanand, Daylan, Daymond, Derland, Devland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Garland, Garlend, Garlind, Harland, Haylan, Howland, Jaylan, Leeland, Leland, Leyland, Maitland, Mariland (see Maryland), Marland, Marlond, Marryland (see Maryland), Maryland, Maytland (see Maitland), Morland, Newland, Noland, Orland, Raymond, Raymund, Roeland, Roland, Rolland, Rowland, Rutland, Ryeland, Ryland, Taylan, Wald, Waleed, Walid, Wallace, Wallach, Wallas, Wayn, Wayne, Willard and Wyman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wayland.

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