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Layland Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Leyland in Lancashire (recorded in Domesday Book as Lailand), or from Laylands in Yorkshire; both are named from Old English l?ge ‘untilled ground’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’. In some cases the name may be topographical.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mayland, Marland, Wayland, Hoyland, Harland, Ryland, Darland, Calland

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Layland Family Origin

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Layland Family Occupations

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  • Upholster

    100%

In 1881, the most common Layland occupation in Canada was Upholster. 100% of Layland's were Upholsters.

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Layland Historical Records

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Layland Life Expectancy

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