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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name RYLAND

Origin

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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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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