Hyland Family History
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Hyland Name Meaning
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land ‘land’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin (see Whelan). Swedish: possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hule ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press