Ryland Family History
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Ryland Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a piece of land where rye was grown, from Old English ryge ‘rye’ + land ‘land’. adm Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads in Vestlandet so named from an unexplained first element + land ‘land’, ‘farm’. OV. Rare as a Swedish name - 6 in Goteborg, probably imported from Norway Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Reiland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hyland, Nyland, Land, Byland, Erland, Rowland, Soland, Eland, Ragland