Last name: ENGLAND

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All you have to know about the last name ENGLAND

Last name frequency

ENGLAND : This last name is indexed 331,643 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ENGLAND : 1: English: habitational name from Middle English Engelond ‘England’. It was probably a formal alternative to English which is also well evidenced as a surname in England. These names may have been acquired by English landowners who moved in Norman social circles or who lived in a neighbouring country (Scotland Wales or Ireland) or by English merchants who traded abroad.2: Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’.3: Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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