Calland Family History
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Calland Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): unexplained; possibly a variant of Scottish and Irish Callan. French: metonymic occupational name for someone who owned or sailed a large cargo vessel, from a Picard or southern French variant of Old French chaland ‘large cargo vessel’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named Kalland or Kaland, generally from Old Norse Kalfaland, a compound of kalfr ‘calf’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press