Kingsland Family History
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Kingsland Name Meaning
habitational name from any of ten or more minor places known as ‘the king’s land’, such as Kingsland in South Molton, Devon, or Kingsland in Hackney, Greater London (formerly Middlesex), both named from Middle English kingis ‘of the king’+ land ‘land’. habitational name from Kingsland in Herefordshire near Leominster, which is named as ‘the king’s estate in Leon’. Leon is the old Celtic name for the district, meaning ‘at the streams’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press