Last name: MORELAND

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MORELAND : This last name is indexed 30,100 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MORELAND : 1: English: habitational name from Morland (Westmorland) derived from Old Norse mór ‘moor marsh’ + lundr ‘grove’.2: English: from Middle English more ‘moor marsh fen’ + land ‘land’ either topographic for someone who lives on moorland or habitational name from one or other of the many minor places with this name.3: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murghaláin ‘son of Murghalán’ a personal name based on a diminutive of Murghal which is composed of elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘valour’. Compare Murley.

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