Markland Family History
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Markland Name Meaning
habitational name from a place in the parish of Wigan (now in Greater Manchester), so called from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ + lanu ‘lane’. topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of border or boundary land (see Mark 2) or a status name for someone who held land with an annual value of one mark.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press