Nyland Family History
Nyland Name Meaning
Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of several farmsteads or places called with ny ‘new’ + land ‘(piece of) land farm’. The Swedish name may also be of ornamental origin. Dutch: variant mostly archaic or Americanized of Nijland a topographic name from nijland ‘newly cultivated land’. This form of the surname is also found in Germany (compare Nieland ). Compare also Neyland . Irish (Galway and Mayo): variant of Nealon .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press