Mayland Family History
Mayland Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire):: habitational name from any of the places so called in Essex and Durham. The Essex placename may derive from Old English mægthe ‘mayweed’ + land ‘land’ or from Old English ēg-land ‘island’ with initial m- carried over from a preceding thǣm (the dative case of the definite article). The Durham placename probably derives from the surname May + Middle English land ‘land’. There may have been some confusion with Malin . variant of Malin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press