Last name: RYLAND

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RYLAND : This last name is indexed 23,898 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RYLAND : 1: English: topographic name for someone who lived by an area of land where rye was grown (Middle English rie ‘rye’ + land lond) or who lived at a place called Ryland with the same meaning. The singular form is often a later alteration of the plural form Rylands; see Roylance.2: Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads in Fjordane and Hordaland so named from an unexplained first element + land ‘(piece of) land farm’.3: Americanized form of German Reiland.

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